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Near Winchester in Frederick County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Hackwood Park

 
 
Hackwood Park Marker image. Click for full size.
October 4, 2008
1. Hackwood Park Marker
Inscription. One mile east is the site of Hackwood Estate House, built in 1777 by General John Smith. Documents reveal that the Hackwood House caught fire during the Third Battle of Winchester. Union troops used the buildings on the site for a hospital, September 19, 1864.
 
Erected 1988 by Department of Conservation and Historic Resources. (Marker Number A 38.)
 
Location. 39° 13.166′ N, 78° 7.998′ W. Marker is near Winchester, Virginia, in Frederick County. Marker is on Martinsburg Pike (U.S. 11), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Winchester VA 22603, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Action of Rutherford’s Farm (here, next to this marker but has been reported missing); The Great Indian (and Wagon) Road (here, next to this marker); Battle of Rutherford's Farm (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rutherford's Farm (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Rutherford's Farm (approx. 0.2 miles away); Third Battle of Winchester (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker
Hackwood Park Marker image. Click for full size.
October 4, 2008
2. Hackwood Park Marker
Is the middle marker in this trio of markers.
also named The Third Battle of Winchester (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Third Battle of Winchester (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Winchester.
 
More about this marker. The marker was removed for maintenance and due to nearby construction (confirmed with the Virginia Department of Historic Resources).
 
Also see . . .
1. Photographs of the Marker. (Submitted on October 25, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography Entry for General Smith. (Submitted on October 25, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsWar, US Civil
 
Where Virginia State Markers A 2 and A 38 Stood image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 15, 2007
3. Where Virginia State Markers A 2 and A 38 Stood
Photo taken while the markers were down for maintenance and the site was under construction.
Hackwood Park image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 26, 2007
4. Hackwood Park
The house can be seen from the I-81 bypass, if you watch closely, from the north bound lane looking to the east. It can better be appreciated from the walking trail on the CWPT's Third Winchester Battlefield Site (see nearby markers).
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,377 times since then and 3 times this year. Last updated on . Photos:   1, 2. submitted on .   3, 4. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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