Near Aldie in Loudoun County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Loudoun County / Prince William County
PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, area 345 square miles. Formed in 1730 from Stafford and King George, and named for William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland, second son of King George II. The First and Second battles of Manassas took place in this county.
Erected 1946 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number Z 281.)
Location. 38° 55.967′ N, 77° 37.487′ W. Marker is near Aldie, Virginia, in Loudoun County. Marker is on James Monroe Highway (U.S. 15) south of New Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. U.S. 15 changes name at the county line. In Prince William County is is called James Madison Highway. Marker is in this post office area: Haymarket VA 20169, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ambush at Ewell’s Chapel (approx. 1.4 miles away); Mt. Zion Church (approx. 2.3 miles away); Mother of Stonewall Jackson (approx. 2.9 miles President Monroe’s Home (approx. 2.9 miles away); Battle of Aldie (approx. 3.1 miles away); Lee Moves North Again (approx. 3.1 miles away); Aldie Mill (approx. 3.1 miles away); Mercer’s Home (approx. 3.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Aldie.
Also see . . .
1. Prince William County. A brief history, with a map of Virginia's counties. (Submitted on February 16, 2006.)
2. History of Loudoun County, Virginia. (Submitted on February 16, 2006.)
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