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

Fauquier County / Culpeper County

 
 
Fauquier County / Culpeper County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin White, August 30, 2007
1. Fauquier County / Culpeper County Marker
Inscription.
Fauquier County
Area 686 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.

Culpeper County
Area 384 Square Miles
Formed in 1748 from Orange, and named for Lord Culpeper, Governor of Virginia, 1680-1683. The Battle of Cedar mountain, 1862 was fought in this County.
 
Erected 1946 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number Z-187.)
 
Location. 38° 31.674′ N, 77° 49.238′ W. Marker is near Remington, Virginia, in Culpeper County. Marker is on James Madison Highway (U.S. 15/29) just south of Rappahannock River, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Remington VA 22734, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Francis Hume (approx. mile away); Rappahannock Station (approx. 0.7 miles away); Battle of Kelly's Ford (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Kelly's Ford (approx. 1.2 miles away); Where Pelham Fell
Fauquier County / Culpeper County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin White, August 30, 2007
2. Fauquier County / Culpeper County Marker
(approx. 2 miles away); The Battle of Brandy Station (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named The Battle of Brandy Station (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named The Battle of Brandy Station (approx. 2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Remington.
 
Categories. Notable EventsNotable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
Fauquier County / Culpeper County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin White, August 30, 2007
3. Fauquier County / Culpeper County Marker
Facing south, looking at the north face of the sign from the Fauquier County side.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,238 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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