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Harrisonburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

In Honor of Charles Watson Wentworth

Marquis of Rockingham

 

— 1730 - 1782 —

 
In Honor of Charles Watson Wentworth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, October 17, 2020
1. In Honor of Charles Watson Wentworth Marker
Inscription.  A friend of the American colonies after whom Rockingham County was named in 1777
 
Erected 1927 by Massanutten Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 38° 26.958′ N, 78° 52.147′ W. Marker is in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Marker is on Court Square (U.S. 33) just west of South Main Street (U.S. 11), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 80 Court Square, Harrisonburg VA 22802, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Harrisonburg (a few steps from this marker); Court Square & Springhouse (a few steps from this marker); Charlotte Harris Lynched, 6 March 1878 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Big Spring (within shouting distance of this marker); McNeill’s Rangers (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line);
In Honor of Charles Watson Wentworth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, October 17, 2020
2. In Honor of Charles Watson Wentworth Marker
Lucy Frances Simms (about 700 feet away); Bishop Francis Asbury (about 700 feet away); The Harrisonburg Downtown Historic District (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrisonburg.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 18, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 26 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 18, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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