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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Elkton in Page County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

History of Verbena

 
 
History of Verbena Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 4, 2008
1. History of Verbena Marker
Inscription.  
Original Grant from
King George III to
Charles Cropson 1746.
1783 Grant from Beverly
Randolf,
Governor of
Virginia to Jacob Mire.
1802 Jacob Mire
to George Price.
Original Mill Built 1803.
Verbena Park
and present mill built by
Wm. E & H.C. Hisey 1935.
Present Owners
Floyd E. & Ann T. Stanley
Purchased 1940.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1746.
 
Location. 38° 27.928′ N, 78° 37.035′ W. Marker is near Elkton, Virginia, in Page County. Marker is at the intersection of Moose Bottom Road and U.S. 340, on the left when traveling east on Moose Bottom Road. Located just north of the Page and Rockingham County Lines, in a small park next to the Shenandoah Moose Lodge. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6386 East Side Hwy, Shenandoah VA 22849, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Shield's Advance & Retreat (here, next to this marker); Shenandoah Iron Works (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Stevens Cottage 1890
History of Verbena Pyramid image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 4, 2008
2. History of Verbena Pyramid
The marker's location is within a park operated by the Moose lodge, but is only a few yards from Highway 340.
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(approx. 1.4 miles away); First Settler (approx. 3.1 miles away); Newtown (East Elkton) School (approx. 3.6 miles away); Miller-Argabright-Cover-Kite House (approx. 3.9 miles away); Jennings House (approx. 4 miles away); Somerville Heights (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elkton.
 
The "New" Price's Mill image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain
3. The "New" Price's Mill
Behind the lodge buildings is this mill structure.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 5, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,405 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 5, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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