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

Welcome to a Special Place

Abrams Creek Wetlands Preserve

 

— City of Winchester, Virginia —

 
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By Devry Becker Jones, October 31, 2020
1. Welcome to a Special Place Marker
Inscription.  
You've come at the right time. Any season, at any time of day, is the right time to enjoy the Preserve and discover some of its secrets.

Please stay on the path, place litter in trash cans, clean up after your dog, and leave the plants and wildlife for others to appreciate.

In 2003, Winchester, established the 24.5-acre Abrams Creek Wetlands Preserve. Developers of Meadow Branch and Morlyn Hills donated the land. Along with Melco Inc.—the firm that built Abrams Crossing—they also constructed the first mile of the Winchester Green Circle here. Trex, Inc., provided decking for the bridge.
 
Erected by City of Winchester, Virginia; Winchester Green Circle.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EnvironmentParks & Recreational Areas.
 
Location. 39° 10.529′ N, 78° 11.368′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Virginia. Marker can be reached from Meadow Branch Avenue just north of Handley Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map
Welcome to a Special Place Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, October 31, 2020
2. Welcome to a Special Place Marker
. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1635 Meadow Branch Ave, Winchester VA 22601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Battle of Winchester (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named First Battle of Winchester (approx. 0.9 miles away); Glen Burnie (approx. 0.9 miles away); 1st Battle of Winchester (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named First Battle of Winchester (approx. one mile away); Home of Colonel James Wood, Sr. (approx. one mile away); Birthplace of James Wood, Junior (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Glen Burnie (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winchester.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 2, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 63 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 2, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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