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Ruckersville in Greene County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Ruckersville

 
 
Ruckersville Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, July 1, 2007
1. Ruckersville Marker
Inscription. A descendant of the Huguenot immigrant Peter Rucker, John Rucker (d. 1794) settled east of here on Rippin’s Run, and built Friendly Acres, the first of many Rucker family dwellings in the area. He founded the village of Ruckersville, naming it for his uncle, Captain John Rucker, who was instrumental in selecting the site for St. Mark’s Parish Church just west of here in 1732.
 
Erected 1990 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number D-11.)
 
Location. 38° 13.98′ N, 78° 22.164′ W. Marker is in Ruckersville, Virginia, in Greene County. Marker is at the intersection of Seminole Trail (U.S. 29) and Spotswood Trail (U.S. 33) when traveling west on Seminole Trail. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ruckersville VA 22968, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Orange County / Greene County (approx. 1.9 miles away); Albemarle County / Greene County (approx. 3.2 miles away); Greene County / Madison County (approx. 3.5 miles away); Advance Mills (approx. 5.1 miles away); Stanardsville (approx. 5.8 miles away);
Ruckersville Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, July 1, 2007
2. Ruckersville Marker
Barboursville (approx. 6.6 miles away); Governor James Barbour (approx. 6.6 miles away); Cavalry Engagement at Jack’s Shop (approx. 6.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Ruckersville.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Ruckersville Antiques image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, July 1, 2007
3. Ruckersville Antiques
Building is on US 33. Marker is out of frame on the right.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,350 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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