Near Burketown in Rockingham County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Rockingham County / Augusta County
Augusta County. Area 1006 square miles. Formed in 1738 from Orange and named for Augusta, Princess of Wales and mother of George III. Originally it included a large part of the Middle West. President Woodrow Wilson was born in Staunton.
Erected 1929 by Conservation and Development Commission. (Marker Number Z-171.)
Location. 38° 18.967′ N, 78° 56.172′ W. Marker is near Burketown, Virginia, in Rockingham County. Marker is on Lee Highway (U.S. 11) south of Summit Church Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mount Crawford VA 22841, 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. Sheridan's Last Raid (approx. 2.2 miles away); Bridgewater College (approx. 3.4 miles away); Future Farmers of America Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church (approx. 3.7 miles away); The Alexander Mack Memorial Library (approx. 4.7 miles away); Bridgewater (approx. 5 miles away); a different marker also named Bridgewater (approx. 5 miles away); a different marker also named Rockingham County / Augusta County (approx. 5.4 miles away).
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 11, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 905 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 11, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.