Boyce in Clarke County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Clark County / Frederick County
Area 171 Square Miles
Formed in 1836 from Frederick and added to from Warren. Named for George Rogers Clark, conqueror of the Northwest. Lord Fairfax and General Daniel Morgan, Revolutionary hero, lived in this county.
(East Facing Side): Frederick County
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.
Erected 1929 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number Z-121.)
Location. 39° 5.849′ N, 78° 6.521′ W. Marker is in Boyce, Virginia, in Clarke County. Marker is at the intersection of John Mosby Highway (U.S. 17/50) and Gun Barrel Lane (County Route 644), on the right when traveling west on John Mosby Highway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boyce VA 22620, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Greenway Court (approx. 1.7 miles away); White Post (approx. 2.6 miles away); Saratoga (approx. 2.6 miles away); Town of Boyce Colonel John Singleton Mosby (approx. 2.8 miles away); Defenses of Winchester (approx. 2.8 miles away); 1750 A.D. (approx. 2.8 miles away); a different marker also named Clark County / Frederick County (approx. 2.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Boyce.
Also see . . . Why there is an “e” in Clarke. (PDF) Clarke County Historical Association Proceedings provide some background information on the “e” in this PDF. Refer to page 142 (page 131 in the original). (Submitted on November 11, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
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