Near Luray in Page County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
William Randolph Barbee
Erected 1972 by Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number C-56.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1858.
Location. 38° 39.635′ N, 78° 19.231′ W. Marker is near Luray, Virginia, in Page County. Marker is at the intersection of Lee Highway (U.S. 211) and Skyline Drive, on the right when traveling east on Lee Highway. It is located just to the west of the overpass of Skyline Drive over U.S. 211. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rappahannock County / Page County (a few steps from this marker); The Greatest Single Feature (within shouting distance of this marker); Thornton Gap (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rocks Older than Mankind (approx. ¾ mile away); Marys Rock Tunnel (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Luray.
Also see . . .
1. Brief Wikipidia Entry for William Barbee. (Submitted on July 6, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Barbee Family. This site includes some pictures of "The Bower" and background information about William Barbee's relations. (Submitted on July 6, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 6, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,003 times since then and 66 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on July 6, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 2. submitted on April 25, 2017, by Richard White of La Plata, Maryland. 3. submitted on July 6, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.