Berryville in Clarke County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Clark County / Loudoun County
(west facing side) Loudoun County. Area 519 Square Miles. Formed in 1757 from Fairfax, and named for Lord Loudoun, titular governor of Virginia, and head of the British forces in America, 1756-1758. OakHill, President James Monroe’s home, is in this county.
Erected 1928 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number Z 180.)
Location. Marker has been confirmed missing. It was likely located near 39° 6.983′ N, 77° 50.811′ W. Marker was in Berryville, Virginia, in Clarke County. Marker was at the intersection of Harry Byrd Highway (Route 7) and Blueridge Mountain Road (Virginia Route 601), on the right when traveling west on Harry Byrd Highway. Click for map. Marker was in this post office area: Berryville VA 22611, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Crook and Early (here, next to this marker but has been reported missing); Forerunner of Wireless Telegraphy Mt. Airy Fight (here, next to this marker); Appalachian Trail and Bears Den (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bluemont Historic District (approx. 0.8 miles away); Battle of Cool Spring (approx. 1.8 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Cool Spring (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Retreat (approx. 2.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Berryville.
More about this marker. THIS MARKER IS MISSING. The marker itself was removed, with only the supporting post remaining. Text of marker provided by J. J. Prats, from the 1932 edition of Key to Inscriptions on Virginia Highway Historical Markers.
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,062 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. 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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