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

Fanny Stone

 
 
Fanny Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), October 23, 2020
1. Fanny Stone Marker
Inscription.  This stone was originally used to keep carriages and buggy traffic from turning too sharply onto the very narrow street called Effinger's Alley, now known as Locust Street. The stone reportedly received its name because local folks would sit on it and visit with their parents and neighbors.
 
Erected by Charles and Deborah French in honor of their children and grandchildren.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles.
 
Location. 38° 52.972′ N, 78° 30.281′ W. Marker is in Woodstock, Virginia, in Shenandoah County. Marker is on North Main Street (U.S. 11) just south of West Locust Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 109 N Main St, Woodstock VA 22664, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1LT Charles Bare Gatewood (within shouting distance of this marker); Mabel Lee Walton and Sigma Sigma Sigma (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Shenandoah County Courthouse (about 300 feet away); Edinburg
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(about 300 feet away); Town of Strasburg (about 300 feet away); Shenandoah County Jail (about 300 feet away); New Market (about 300 feet away); Woodstock (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Woodstock.
 
Fanny Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), October 23, 2020
2. Fanny Stone Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 23, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 186 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 23, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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