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Near Amissville in Culpeper County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Culpeper County / Rappahannock County

 
 
Culpeper County Face of Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 8, 2008
1. Culpeper County Face of Marker
Inscription.
Culpeper County. Area 284 square miles. Formed in 1748 from Orange, and named for Lord Culpeper, Governor of Virginia 1680–1683. The battle of Cedar Mountain, 1862, was fought in this county.

Rappahannock County. Area 274 square miles. Formed in 1833 from Culpeper, named for the Rappahannock River, headwaters of which are in this county.
 
Erected 1928 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number Z-124.)
 
Location. 38° 40.337′ N, 77° 58.267′ W. Marker is near Amissville, Virginia, in Culpeper County. Marker is at the intersection of Lee Highway (U.S. 211) and Waterloo Road / Wildwood Circle (County Route 613), on the right when traveling east on Lee Highway. Click for map. Marker is just past the county line and can only be seen from the eastbound lanes of the highway. Marker is in this post office area: Amissville VA 20106, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Campaign of Second Manassas (approx. 0.2 miles away); Corbin's Crossroads
Rappahannock County Face of Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 8, 2008
2. Rappahannock County Face of Marker
(approx. 1.4 miles away); Hinson's Ford (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named Campaign of Second Manassas (approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named Campaign of Second Manassas (approx. 2.9 miles away); Stuart's Ride Around Pope (approx. 3.8 miles away); Second Manassas Campaign (approx. 3.9 miles away); The Little Fork Rangers Monument (approx. 5.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Amissville.
 
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Culpeper County / Rappahannock County Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 8, 2008
3. Culpeper County / Rappahannock County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,149 times since then and 15 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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