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Berryville in Clarke County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Audley

 
 
Audley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 8, 2007
1. Audley Marker
Inscription. The house to the north is the home of Nellie Parke Custis, George Washington’s ward, who married his nephew, Major Lawrence Lewis. After her husband’s death in 1839, Nellie Custis Lewis settled here, and here she died in 1852.
 
Erected 1929 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number T 4.)
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 39° 8.785′ N, 77° 57.526′ W. Marker was in Berryville, Virginia, in Clarke County. Marker was at the intersection of Harry Byrd Highway (Virginia Route 7) and Audley Lane, on the right on Harry Byrd Highway. Click for map. It is at the stop light intersection with Business 7. Marker was in this post office area: Berryville VA 22611, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. The Schools of Josephine City (approx. 1.2 miles away); Benjamin Berry (approx. 1.2 miles away); Traveler Was Tethered on This Spot (approx. 1.2 miles away); Clarke County Courthouse (approx. 1.2 miles away); James Ireland (approx. 1.4 miles away); Josephine City
Audley Marker Next to Farm Sign image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 8, 2007
2. Audley Marker Next to Farm Sign
(approx. 1.4 miles away); Buck Marsh Baptist Church (approx. 1.5 miles away); Buck Marsh Fight (approx. 1.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Berryville.
 
Regarding Audley. The Audley house is a private residence on the Audley Farm.
 
Also see . . .
1. Audley Farm. The farm has a very successful history with Thoroughbreds. (Submitted on July 17, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. Short Biographical Sketch of Nellie Park Custis. (Submitted on July 17, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
3. Wikipedia Entry for Eleanor Parke Custis. (Submitted on July 17, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable BuildingsNotable Persons
 
Entrance to Audley Farm down Audley Lane image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 8, 2007
3. Entrance to Audley Farm down Audley Lane
Audley Estate image. Click for full size.
Public Domain Resource from Wikipedia.org
4. Audley Estate
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,346 times since then and 15 times this year. Last updated on , by Donald I. Brown of Berryville, Virginia. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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