Near Elkton in Rockingham County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Knights of the Golden Horseshoe
Erected 2004 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number D-10.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Exploration. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical date for this entry is September 5, 1716.
Location. 38° 21.459′ N, 78° 32.829′ W. Marker is near Elkton, Virginia, in Rockingham County. Marker is at the intersection of Spotswood Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Elkton VA 22827, 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. “Sic Juvat Transcendere Montes” (here, next to this marker); Alexander Spotswood Discovers the Valley of the Shenandoah (here, next to this marker); Greene County / Rockingham County (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Civilian Conservation Corps (approx. 3˝ miles away); Newtown (East Elkton) School (approx. 4.9 miles away); Miller-Argabright-Cover-Kite House (approx. 5.2 miles away); Jennings House (approx. 5.3 miles away); First Settler (approx. 5.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elkton.
Regarding Knights of the Golden Horseshoe. See the marker page for the nearby “Sic Juvat Transcendere Montes” marker for Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall’s story of The Knights of the Horseshoe.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Trace the path of the expidition by way of markers.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 22, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,064 times since then and 151 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 22, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. 3. submitted on October 7, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.