Near Gordonsville in Orange County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Orange County / Louisa County
Area 359 Square Miles / Area 516 Square Miles
Louisa County. Formed in 1742 from Hanover, and named for the Queen of Denmark, daughter of King George II. Patrick Henry lived in this county for some years. In it was fought the cavalry Battle of Trevilians, 1864.
Erected 1946 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number Z-277.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions.
Location. 38° 7.926′ N, 78° 12.354′ W. Marker is near Gordonsville, Virginia, in Orange County. Marker is on Gordon Avenue (Virginia Route 231) south of Echo Back Lane, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gordonsville VA 22942, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. General Thomas Sumter (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Maplewood Memorial Association Orange County / Louisa County (approx. 1.1 miles away); Gordonsville's Legendary Chicken Vendors (approx. 1.1 miles away); In Memory of the Soldiers, Both Confederate and Union (approx. 1.1 miles away); Gordon Inn (approx. 1.2 miles away); Madison-Barbour Rural Historic District (approx. 1.2 miles away); Church of the Blind Preacher (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gordonsville.
Also see . . . Louisa County History. (Submitted on April 7, 2009.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 7, 2009, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 807 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 7, 2009, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.