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Natural Bridge, Virginia Historical Markers

George Washington initials image, Click for more information
By M. L., June 19, 1999
George Washington initials
Virginia (Rockbridge County), Natural Bridge — George Washington
Around 1750, while surveying Natural Bridge, George Washington carved his initials under the bridge's arch. His initials can still be seen today, directly across Cedar Creek and 23 feet up. — Map (db m11082) HM
Virginia (Rockbridge County), Natural Bridge — A 72 — Natural Bridge
Natural Bridge holds a unique place in American history as one of the natural wonders and first tourist attractions in the New World. Artists and illustrators popularized its image. This natural semielliptical arch is made of limestone carved by . . . — Map (db m48) HM
Virginia (Rockbridge County), Natural Bridge — Natural Bridge Time Out for Touring Hunter's Raid
(Preface): On May 26, 1864, Union Gen. David Hunter marched south from Cedar Creek near Winchester to drive out Confederate forces, lay waste to the Shenandoah Valley, and destroy transportation facilities at Lynchburg. His raid was part of . . . — Map (db m33398) HM
Virginia (Rockbridge County), Natural Bridge — Z 129 — Rockbridge County / Botetourt County
(obverse) Rockbridge County Area 616 Square Miles Formed in 1778 from Augusta and Botetourt, and named for the Natural Bridge. Samuel Houston and Cyrus H. McCormick were born in this county. Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson . . . — Map (db m55788) HM

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