Natural Bridge in Rockbridge County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Natural Bridge Patent
commemorates the fact
patent was surveyed by
about 1750 A.D.
and was granted to
July 5, 1774 A.D.
The Natural Bridge Chapter
the American Revolution
Erected 1926 by The Natural Bridge Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & Viaducts • Colonial Era • Exploration. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #03 Thomas Jefferson series list. A significant historical date for this entry is July 5, 1774.
Location. 37° 37.667′ N, 79° 32.6′ W. Marker is in Natural Bridge, Virginia, in Rockbridge County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of South Lee Highway (U.S. 11) and Wert Faulkner Highway (Virginia Route 130), on the left when traveling south. Located along the Cedar Cree Trail. Touch for map. Marker is Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. “Vires-Acquirit-Eundo” Ancient Arbor Vitae (here, next to this marker); A Miracle in Stone ... Old as the Dawn (within shouting distance of this marker); Natural Bridge (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Natural Bridge (about 600 feet away); George Washington (approx. ¼ mile away); Monacan Village (approx. 0.3 miles away); Saltpetre Cave (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lost River (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Natural Bridge.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 19, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 390 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 19, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.