Near Locust Grove in Orange County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1986 by Department of Conservation and Historic Resources. (Marker Number J 34.)
Location. 38° 22.612′ N, 77° 46.807′ W. Marker is near Locust Grove, Virginia, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of Germanna Highway (Virginia Route 3) and College Drive (Virginia Road 375), on the right when traveling east on Germanna Highway. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2062 Germanna Highway, Locust Grove VA 22508, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Germanna Ford (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Germanna Ford (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Germanna Ford Culpeper County / Orange County (approx. ¼ mile away); The "Enchanted Castle" at Germanna, circa 1720-1750 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Gordon's Flank Attack (approx. 2.9 miles away); Captain John Spotswood (approx. 2.9 miles away); Orange Grove 1728 - 1864 (approx. 2.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Locust Grove.
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Also see . . .
1. The Germanna Foundation. Honoring and celebrating the heritage of Virginia's first organized settlement of German colonists. (Submitted on January 13, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Welcome to the Germanna Exhibit! | The Rise and Fall of Alexander Spotswood's Germanna. Germanna is located West of Fredericksburg, Virginia. The land has served as a frontier fort and the mansion of former Royal Governor Alexander Spotswood in the 18th century, a town of German immigrants, a place of agricultural activity, and a site of heavy (Submitted on April 2, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
3. Inquiry: Germanna’s Treasure Trove of History: A Journey of Discovery. If you heard that there was an Enchanted Castle and a 300-year-old fort called Fort Germanna in some woods across the street from your community college, would you want to go to see them? Well, of course! (Submitted on April 4, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
Categories. • Exploration • Settlements & Settlers •
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