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The following are geographical places in the United States that received the Milam name as part of its identification. Links to more detailed information will be provided as they are developed.
Please share with me any places in the United States that you are aware of that use the name Milam and provide a brief description and history.
Milam Gap is a wind gap of the Blue Ridge Mountains located on the border of Madison County and Page County in Virginia in the Shenandoah National Park. Both Skyline Drive and the Appalachian Trail pass across the gap. It is believed to be named for Thomas Milam, one of the earliest settlers in this region. New research has determined that the current Fisher's Gap is the original location of Milam Gap while the current location of Milam Gap was the result of alleviating controversey when verifying the names in 1933. The first website following provides a very detailed study and history of Milam Gap.
Fisher's Gap in Wikipedia
Milam Branch is a branch of Beaverdam Creek in Hickman County, Tennessee. It was named after Jordan Milam/Milum, a Revolutionary War Veteran who settled there in about 1813.
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