Fork Union in Fluvanna County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Fork Union Military Academy
Erected 1999 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number F-48a.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Military. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1898.
Location. 37° 45.717′ N, 78° 15.75′ W. Marker is in Fork Union, Virginia, in Fluvanna County. Marker is on James Madison Highway (U.S. 15) just south of West River Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fork Union VA 23055, 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. World War I Field Gun (a few steps from this marker); Second Century Guarantors (within shouting distance of this marker); Abraham Seay (within shouting distance of this marker); Fork Union Baptist Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fork Union Academy (about 600 feet away); Fluvanna County World War Memorial (approx. 2 miles away); Point of Fork (approx. 2.1 miles away); John Jasper (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fork Union.
Also see . . . Videos About FUMA History. A number of short promotional films from the 1940s. (Submitted on April 26, 2009.)
Additional keywords. FUMA
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 26, 2009, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,503 times since then and 72 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on April 26, 2009, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 8. submitted on May 31, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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