Near Elkton in Rockingham County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1978 by Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number JD-8.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1936.
Location. 38° 25.209′ N, 78° 37.119′ W. Marker is near Elkton, Virginia, in Rockingham County. Marker is on Stuart Avenue (U.S. 340) 0.1 miles north of Shenandoah Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Elkton VA 22827, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Miller-Argabright-Cover-Kite House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Jennings House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Newtown (East Elkton) School (approx. 1.1 miles away); History of Verbena (approx. 3.1 miles Shield's Advance & Retreat (approx. 3.1 miles away); Shenandoah Iron Works (approx. 4½ miles away); The Stevens Cottage 1890 (approx. 4½ miles away); Alexander Spotswood Discovers the Valley of the Shenandoah (approx. 5.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elkton.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 4, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,347 times since then and 253 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 4, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.