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Luray in Page County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Shenk Farm

 
 
The Shenk Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, October 31, 2020
1. The Shenk Farm Marker
Inscription.  
Original to the site
Back Of House Circa 1876
Front Of House Circa 1901
Common Sawed Timber
Construction

 
Erected by The Luray Valley Museum. (Marker Number 2.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureArchitecture. A significant historical year for this entry is 1876.
 
Location. 38° 39.977′ N, 78° 28.962′ W. Marker is in Luray, Virginia, in Page County. Marker can be reached from Cave Hill Road, 0.2 miles west of Lee Highway (U.S. 211/340), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 102 Cave Hill Rd, Luray VA 22835, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Blacksmith Shop (a few steps from this marker); Willow Grove Mill In Olden Days (a few steps from this marker); Hamburg African American Regular School (within shouting distance of this marker); Burner Barn (within shouting distance of this marker); Heartpine Cafe (within shouting distance of this marker); The Rev. Bernard Willy House
The Shenk Farmhouse and marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, October 31, 2020
2. The Shenk Farmhouse and marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Elk Run Meeting House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Luray Valley Museum (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Luray.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 1, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 63 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 1, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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May. 16, 2022