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Linden in Warren County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Warren County/Fauquier County

 
 
East or Warren County Side image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 23, 2007
1. East or Warren County Side
Inscription. (east side) Warren County. Warren County was named for Joseph Warren, the revolutionary patriot who sent Paul Revere and William Dawes on their famous rides and who was killed at the Battle of Bunker Hill. The county was formed from Shenandoah and Frederick Counties in 1836. The county seat is Front Royal, which was the scene of one of Stonewall Jackson’s victories in 1862 during the Civil War.

(west side) Fauquier County. Fauquier County was named for Francis Fauquier, lieutenant governor of Virginia from 1756 to 1768. It was formed in 1759 from Prince William County. The county seat is Warrenton. United States Supreme Court Chief Justice John Marshall was born in this county. Col. John Singleton Mosby and his 43rd Battalion Partisan Rangers were active here during the Civil War.
 
Erected 1997 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number Z 280.)
 
Location. 38° 54.571′ N, 78° 4.528′ W. Marker is in Linden, Virginia, in Warren County. Marker is at the intersection of John Marshall Highway (Virginia Route 55) and Freezeland Road (Virginia Route 638), on the right when traveling west on John Marshall Highway. Click for map. Located next to the Linden Post
West or Fauquier County Side image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 23, 2007
2. West or Fauquier County Side
Office. Marker is in this post office area: Linden VA 22642, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Discovery Shenandoah Valley (within shouting distance of this marker); The Hollow (approx. 4.2 miles away); Brig. Gen. Turner Ashby, C.S.A. (approx. 4.3 miles away); Lee’s Bivouac, Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 4.3 miles away); Chester Gap (approx. 4.5 miles away); Minding the Gaps (approx. 4.5 miles away); Warren/Rappahannock County (approx. 4.5 miles away); Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 4.5 miles away).
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismPolitical SubdivisionsWar, US Civil
 
Warren County/Fauquier County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 23, 2007
3. Warren County/Fauquier County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,089 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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