Near Gore in Frederick County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Frederick County Va. / West Virginia
Area 435 Square Miles
Formed in 1738 from Orange and named for Frederick, Prince of Wales, father of King George III. Several battles were fought in the vicinity of Winchester 1862-1864
(East Facing Side): West Virginia
West Virginia was long a part of Virginia. Morgan Morgan began the settlement of the region in 1727. A great battle with the Indians took place at Point Pleasant, 1774. West Virginia became a separate state of the union in 1863.
Erected 1929 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number Z 217.)
Location. 39° 17.083′ N, 78° 23.546′ W. Marker is near Gore, Virginia, in Frederick County. Marker is at the intersection of Northwestern Pike (U.S. 50) and Border Lane, on the right when traveling west on Northwestern Pike. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gore VA 22637, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Northwestern Turnpike (approx. 2.3 miles away in West Virginia); Fort Edwards (approx. 2.5 miles away in West Virginia); Willa Cather Birthplace (approx. Willow Shade (approx. 4.6 miles away); Hampshire County / Virginia (approx. 5.3 miles away in West Virginia); Fight at Bloomery Gap (approx. 7.2 miles away in West Virginia); “Caudy’s Castle” (approx. 8.3 miles away in West Virginia); Bloomery Iron Furnace / Bloomery Gap Skirmish (approx. 8.6 miles away in West Virginia). Click for a list of all markers in Gore.
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