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Near Star Tannery in Frederick County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Frederick County / Shenandoah County

 
 
Frederick County Face of Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, July 15, 2008
1. Frederick County Face of Marker
Inscription. Frederick County. Area 485 Square Miles. Formed in 1738 from Orange, and named for Frederick, Prince of Wales, Father of King George III. Several battles were fought in the vicinity of Winchester, 1862–1864.

Shenandoah County. Area 510 Square Miles. Formed in 1772 from Frederick, and first named Dunmore for Lord Dunmore, Governor of Virginia, 1771–1775. In 1778 the county was renamed for the Shenandoah River.
 
Erected 1947 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number Z-283.)
 
Location. 39° 4.917′ N, 78° 25.533′ W. Marker is near Star Tannery, Virginia, in Frederick County. Marker is at the intersection of Wardensville Pike / John Marshall Highway (Virginia Route 55) and Star Tannery Road (County Route 604), on the left when traveling west on Wardensville Pike / John Marshall Highway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Star Tannery VA 22654, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. West Virginia / Virginia (approx. 4.7 miles away in West Virginia); Fisher’s Hill (approx. 6.4 miles away); a different marker also named Fisher's Hill
Shenandoah County Face of Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, July 15, 2008
2. Shenandoah County Face of Marker
(approx. 6.5 miles away); a different marker also named Fisher’s Hill (approx. 6.5 miles away); a different marker also named Fisher’s Hill (approx. 6.5 miles away); Battle of Fisher’s Hill (approx. 6.5 miles away); a different marker also named Fisher’s Hill (approx. 6.5 miles away); a different marker also named Fisher’s Hill (approx. 6.5 miles away).
 
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View Towards Shenandoah County image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, July 15, 2008
3. View Towards Shenandoah County
View Towards Frederick County image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, July 15, 2008
4. View Towards Frederick County
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 686 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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