Afton in Nelson County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected by National Park Service.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Blue Ridge Parkway marker series.
Location. 38° 1.821′ N, 78° 51.466′ W. Marker is in Afton, Virginia, in Nelson County. Marker is at the intersection of Blue Ridge Parkway and Howardsville Turnpike, on the right when traveling south on Blue Ridge Parkway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Afton VA 22920, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Nelson County / Augusta County (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Flight of Richard C. duPont (approx. 0.4 miles away); Rockfish Gap Meeting (approx. 0.4 miles away); Greenwood-Afton Rural Historic District Rockfish Gap (approx. half a mile away); Nelson County / Albemarle County (approx. 1.4 miles away); Virginia Metalcrafters (approx. 2½ miles away); William H. Harman Monument (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Afton.
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 18, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 1, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 426 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on February 1, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. 2. submitted on July 18, 2016, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 3. submitted on February 1, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.