Delaplane in Fauquier County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
(Formerly Piedmont Station)
Erected 1981 by The Piedmont Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. (Marker Number B-21.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Manassas Gap Railroad, and the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
Location. 38° 54.895′ N, 77° 55.284′ W. Marker is in Delaplane, Virginia, in Fauquier County. Marker is at the intersection of Rokeby Road (County Route 623) and Winchester Road (U.S. 17), on the right when traveling east on Rokeby Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Delaplane VA 20144, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are Piedmont Station (within shouting distance of this marker); Death of 2d Lt. James “Big Yankee” Ames (approx. 0.3 miles away); Emmanuel Episcopal Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); Oak Hill (approx. 2 miles away); Rectortown (approx. 2.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Delaplane.
Also see . . .
1. Too Few Trains: The Reinforcement of P. G. T. Beauregard at First Manassas. by Charles T. Harrell.
2. The Unofficial Manassas Gap Railroad Historic Site. Mason Y. Cooper's website.
Additional keywords. Manassas Gap Railroad
Categories. • Military • Railroads & Streetcars • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page originally submitted on October 22, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,019 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 22, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.