Berryville in Clarke County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Milton Valley Cemetery
Milton Valley Cemetery was established in 1874 on three acres purchased from the E. G. Hebb family on land that was once part of the adjacent Milton Valley Farm. One of several African-American cemeteries in Clarke County, Milton Valley contains the remains of a Civil War soldier, soldiers who served in the Spanish-American War, and many who died enslaved and were buried without identification.
Thomas Laws, an enslaved man who acted as a spy for Union General Sheridan,
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. A significant historical year for this entry is 1874.
Location. 39° 8.495′ N, 77° 58.715′ W. Marker is in Berryville, Virginia, in Clarke County. Marker is on Josephine Street east of South Church Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Berryville VA 22611, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lucy Diggs Slowe (a few steps from this marker); The Schools of Josephine City (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Josephine City (approx. 0.4 miles away); Berryville (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Berryville (approx. 0.6 miles away); Benjamin Berry (approx. 0.6 miles away); Stewardship & Conservation (approx. 0.6 miles away); Josephine School Community Museum & The African-American Experience (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Berryville.
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