Berryville in Clarke County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Benjamin Berry, son of Henry Berry of King George County, settled in what is now Clarke County prior to the Revolution, and in 1798, he procured the formal establishment of the town of Berryville, the town having been platted by him, and consisting of a portion (twenty acres) of a larger tract of land owned by him and his daughter, Sarah Stribling. He and she are buried in the northeast section of the yard of Grace Episcopal Church.
Erected 1987 by Berryville-Clarke County Chamber of Comerce.
Location. 39° 9.028′ N, 77° 58.828′ W. Marker is in Berryville, Virginia, in Clarke County. Marker is on East Main Street (Business Virginia Route 7), on the right. Click for map. Inside Rose Hill Community Park. Marker is in this post office area: Berryville VA 22611, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Clarke County Courthouse (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Traveler Was Tethered on This Spot (about 600 feet away); James Ireland (approx. ¼ mile away); Josephine City (approx. half a mile away); Berryville The Schools of Josephine City (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Berryville (approx. 0.7 miles away); Harry F. Byrd Sr. (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Berryville.
Categories. • Notable Persons • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,257 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 5. submitted on , by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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