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

Madison County Courthouse

 
 
Madison County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), April 3, 2021
1. Madison County Courthouse Marker
Inscription.  
Built in 1829 on the original site to replace an earlier log courthouse. The Federal brickwork has been declared some of the finest in America and the architecture one of the best examples of the period.

Madison County, named in honor of the family of James Madison, remains as originally established by an Act of the Virginia Assembly in 1792. Its area totals 209,280 acres with about 33,000 acres within the Shenandoah National Park.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureGovernment & PoliticsPolitical Subdivisions. A significant historical year for this entry is 1829.
 
Location. 38° 22.811′ N, 78° 15.474′ W. Marker is in Madison, Virginia, in Madison County. Marker is on South Main Street (Business U.S. 29) just south of Church Street (Virginia Route 1001), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 29 S Main St, Madison VA 22727, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Herbert Hoover (here, next to this marker); Cpl. Clinton Greaves (1855-1906) (a few steps from this marker); Madison County Confederate Dead

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(within shouting distance of this marker); The Fallen Warriors Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); James L. Kemper Residence (approx. 0.3 miles away); Jackson’s March to Fredericksburg (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hebron Lutheran Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); Joseph Early Home (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Madison.
 
Madison County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), April 3, 2021
2. Madison County Courthouse
Virginia Historic Landmark plaque on the courthouse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), April 3, 2021
3. Virginia Historic Landmark plaque on the courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 4, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 180 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 4, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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