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

Joseph Early Home

 
 
Joseph Early Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, July 1, 2007
1. Joseph Early Home Marker
Inscription. One mile west was the home of Joseph Early, Revolutionary soldier. Washington, in going west and returning, stopped at Early’s overnight. His diary for October 2, 1884, shows that he spent the night before at “Widow Early’s.”
 
Erected 1947 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number G-12.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the George Washington Slept Here marker series.
 
Location. 38° 20.333′ N, 78° 17.533′ W. Marker is near Madison, Virginia, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of Seminole Trail (U.S. 29) and Wolftown-Hood Road (Virginia Route 230), on the right when traveling south on Seminole Trail. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Madison VA 22727, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Jack’s Shop (approx. 2.3 miles away); Cavalry Engagement at Jack’s Shop (approx. 3.6 miles away); James L. Kemper Residence (approx. 3.7 miles away); Jackson’s March to Fredericksburg (approx. 3.8 miles away); Hebron Lutheran Church (approx. 4.4
Joseph Early Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, July 1, 2007
2. Joseph Early Home Marker
miles away); Greene County / Madison County (approx. 5 miles away); Oak Grove Baptist Church (approx. 6.4 miles away); Stanardsville Engagement (approx. 6.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Madison.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,497 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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