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

McGaheysville Store

 
 
McGaheysville Store Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, September 24, 2021
1. McGaheysville Store Marker
Inscription.  
A Store House stood on the lot where Verizon is now located, in the mid 1800's.

G.T. Hopkins bought the property before the Civil War.

A first class Country Store was operated by C.E. Hammen before he became a dentist.

P.C. Hawkins built the house next to the store and operated his funeral service from here. The embalming took place across the street.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 38° 22.265′ N, 78° 43.994′ W. Marker is in McGaheysville, Virginia, in Rockingham County. Marker is at the intersection of McGaheysville Road (Virginia Route 996) and Jacob Burner Drive (Virginia Route 991), on the left when traveling east on McGaheysville Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9945 McGaheysville Road, Mc Gaheysville VA 22840, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Peaked Mountain Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Cross Keys (approx. 4.4 miles away); a different
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marker also named Battle of Cross Keys (approx. 4.7 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Cross Keys (approx. 4.7 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Cross Keys (approx. 4.8 miles away); Kyles Mill House (approx. 5.1 miles away); Battle of Port Republic (approx. 5.1 miles away); Port Republic (approx. 5.1 miles away).
 
McGaheysville Store Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, September 24, 2021
2. McGaheysville Store Marker
(looking east • McGaheysville Road on right • old Country Store in background)
Verizon Telephone Exchange Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, September 24, 2021
3. Verizon Telephone Exchange Building
(looking east • marker and old Country Store visible in background)
C. E. Hammen Building (<i>west elevation</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, September 24, 2021
4. C. E. Hammen Building (west elevation)
(located about 40 yards northwest of marker)
Country Store/Stonewall Bank Building (<i>west elevation</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, September 24, 2021
5. Country Store/Stonewall Bank Building (west elevation)
(looking east from marker • McGaheysville Road on right )
1901 • Country Store
1920-1933 • Stonewall Bank
1934-1943 • N. Wilson Davis
1944-1962 • N. R. Sheetz
1963-1985 • Robert & Alma Sipe
1985-1991 • Makouske Antiques
1995-2014 • Webb Enterprises
Country Store/Stonewall Bank Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, September 24, 2021
6. Country Store/Stonewall Bank Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 27, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 26, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 686 times since then and 256 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 26, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.   3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 27, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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