Millwood in Clarke County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Clark County / Fauquier County
(west-facing side) Fauquier County. Area 666 square miles • Formed in 1759 from Prince William, and named for Francis Fauquier, governor of Virginia, 1758-1768. Chief Justice John Marshall was born in this county.
Erected 1928 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number Z 120.)
Location. 39° 0.829′ N, 77° 57.797′ W. Marker is in Millwood, Virginia, in Clarke County. Marker is on John Mosby Highway (U.S. 50), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Millwood VA 22646, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ashby’s Gap (approx. 0.3 miles away); Signal Station (approx. 0.3 miles away but has been reported missing); Jackson’s Bivouac (approx. 0.9 miles away); Mount Bleak Farm (approx. 1.5 miles away); Mt. Carmel Fight (approx. 1.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Millwood.
More about this marker.
Also see . . . Why there is an “e” in Clarke. Clarke County Historical Association Proceedings provide some background information on the “e” in this PDF. Refer to page 142 (page 131 in the original). Thanks to Mary Morris of the Clarke County Historical Association. (Submitted on June 28, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
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