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

Opequon Village

 
 
Opequon Village Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, September 13, 2019
1. Opequon Village Marker
Inscription.  
Opequon Village
Has been placed on the
National Register
Of Historic Places

By the United States
Department Of The Interior

homestead of the
Glass and Cartmell families from 1736
on the Great Road charted in 1745
US Post Office from 1876 to 1948

 
Erected by Opequon Historic District.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 39° 9.453′ N, 78° 14.807′ W. Marker is near Winchester, Virginia, in Frederick County. Marker is at the intersection of Miller Road (Virginia Route 620) and Cedar Creek Grade (Virginia Route 622), on the left when traveling north on Miller Road. Located at the entrance to the Second Opequon Presbyterian Church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 107 Miller Road, Winchester VA 22602, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Glass Homestead and Mill (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Battle Of Kernstown
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(approx. 1˝ miles away); Rose Hill (approx. 1˝ miles away); War In The Backyard (approx. 1˝ miles away); How To See the Battlefield (approx. 1˝ miles away); Fight for the High Ground (approx. 1.6 miles away); Northern Victory, Southern Defeat (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Defense of the Stone Wall (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winchester.
 
Regarding Opequon Village. The Village dates from about 1736, and is one of Frederick County’s earliest settlements. The village originally comprised the Glass and Cartmell families early pioneer settlers in the Shenandoah Valley.
 
Opequon Village Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, September 13, 2019
2. Opequon Village Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 30, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 253 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 30, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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