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Near Winchester in Frederick County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Hackwood Park

 
 
Hackwood Park Marker image. Click for full size.
October 4, 2008
1. Hackwood Park Marker
Inscription.  One mile east is the site of Hackwood Estate House, built in 1777 by General John Smith. Documents reveal that the Hackwood House caught fire during the Third Battle of Winchester. Union troops used the buildings on the site for a hospital, September 19, 1864.
 
Erected 1988 by Department of Conservation and Historic Resources. (Marker Number A-38.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 39° 13.24′ N, 78° 7.872′ W. Marker is near Winchester, Virginia, in Frederick County. Marker is on Martinsburg Pike (U.S. 11), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1854 Martinsburg Pike, Winchester VA 22603, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of Rutherford's Farm (within shouting distance of this marker); Rutherford's Farm (within shouting distance of this marker); John Rutherford's Farm (within shouting distance of this marker); Action of Rutherford’s Farm (about 500 feet away,
Hackwood Park Marker image. Click for full size.
October 4, 2008
2. Hackwood Park Marker
Is the middle marker in this trio of markers.
measured in a direct line); The Great Indian (and Wagon) Road (about 700 feet away); Three Battlefields (approx. 0.7 miles away); The First Battle of Kernstown (approx. 0.7 miles away); The First Battle of Winchester (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winchester.
 
More about this marker. The marker was removed for maintenance and due to nearby construction (confirmed with the Virginia Department of Historic Resources).
 
Also see . . .  Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography Entry for General Smith. (Submitted on October 25, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
 
Where Virginia State Markers A 2 and A 38 Stood image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 15, 2007
3. Where Virginia State Markers A 2 and A 38 Stood
Photo taken while the markers were down for maintenance and the site was under construction.
Hackwood Park image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 26, 2007
4. Hackwood Park
The house can be seen from the I-81 bypass, if you watch closely, from the north bound lane looking to the east. It can better be appreciated from the walking trail on the CWPT's Third Winchester Battlefield Site (see nearby markers).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 25, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,650 times since then and 8 times this year. Last updated on October 5, 2008. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 4, 2008.   3, 4. submitted on October 25, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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