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Barboursville in Orange County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Barboursville

 
 
Barboursville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 17, 2010
1. Barboursville Marker
Inscription. A short distance south are the ruins of Barboursville, built, 1814-1822, by James Barbour partly after plans made by Jefferson. It was burned, December 25, 1884. James Barbour, buried here, was governor of Virginia, 1812-1815, United States Senator, Secretary of War, Minister to England.
 
Erected 1924 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number D 22.)
 
Location. 38° 10.238′ N, 78° 16.691′ W. Marker is in Barboursville, Virginia, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of Spotswood Trail (U.S. 33) and Old Barboursville Road (County Route 736), on the right when traveling east on Spotswood Trail. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Barboursville VA 22923, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Governor James Barbour (approx. 0.2 miles away); Barboursville Ruins (approx. 0.6 miles away); Montebello (approx. 2 miles away); General Thomas Sumter (approx. 4.5 miles away); The Maplewood Memorial Association (approx. 4.6 miles away); Orange County / Greene County
Barboursville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 17, 2010
2. Barboursville Marker
(approx. 4.6 miles away); Orange County / Louisa County (approx. 4.8 miles away); Maury’s School (approx. 4.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Barboursville.
 
Also see . . .
1. James Barbour. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on April 27, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. Barboursville and Ruins. (PDF) National Historic Register nomination form. (Submitted on April 27, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
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North Side of the Barboursville Ruins image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 17, 2010
3. North Side of the Barboursville Ruins
The Town of Barboursville image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 17, 2010
4. The Town of Barboursville
Barboursville Graveyard image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 17, 2010
5. Barboursville Graveyard
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 738 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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