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New Market in Shenandoah County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Replica of a 19th Century Town Pump

 
 
Replica of a 19th Century Town Pump Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, October 17, 2020
1. Replica of a 19th Century Town Pump Marker
Inscription.  Replica of a 19th century town pump made in 1987 by Otis Braxton Theis, Jr., and others, using the same tools which his ancestors used making the original pumps. This is the site of the last remaining of perhaps eight or ten public wells and was used by soldiers and both the North and South during the War Between the States.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkNatural ResourcesWar, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1987.
 
Location. 38° 38.794′ N, 78° 40.345′ W. Marker is in New Market, Virginia, in Shenandoah County. Marker is at the intersection of Lee Highway (U.S. 11) and East Lee Street, on the right when traveling north on Lee Highway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9430 S Congress St, New Market VA 22844, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Henkel House (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of New Market Academy and New Market Polytechnic Institute (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jackson in New Market (about 500 feet away); In Memory of General Robert E. Lee
The replica image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, October 17, 2020
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(about 500 feet away); Gen. John Sevier (about 500 feet away); Paul Henkel (about 600 feet away); Thomas Garland Jefferson (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Old Home of William F. Rupp (approx. Ό mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Market.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 18, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 72 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 18, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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May. 28, 2022