Near Gordonsville in Orange County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1929 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number D-20.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • War of 1812. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #12 Zachary Taylor, and the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is November 24, 1637.
Location. 38° 9.234′ N, 78° 14.913′ W. Marker is near Gordonsville, Virginia, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of Spotswood Trail (U.S. 33) and Old Montebello Drive, on the right when traveling east on Spotswood Trail. 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 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Madison-Barbour Rural Historic District (approx. 1.6 miles away); Barboursville Ruins (approx. 1.8 miles away); Governor James Barbour (approx. Barboursville (approx. 2 miles away); General Thomas Sumter (approx. 2.6 miles away); The Maplewood Memorial Association (approx. 2.7 miles away); Orange County / Louisa County (approx. 2.8 miles away); Gordon Inn (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gordonsville.
Also see . . .
1. Zachary Taylor. White House biography of Zachary Taylor. (Submitted on April 27, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Presidential Avenue: Zachary Taylor. Although born in Virginia, as an infant Taylor moved with his family to Louisville, Kentucky where he lived until age 23. (Submitted on April 27, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 4, 2017. It was originally submitted on April 27, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 5,694 times since then and 534 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 27, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 3. submitted on May 2, 2017, by Pete Payette of Orange, Virginia. 4. submitted on April 27, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 5. submitted on May 2, 2017, by Pete Payette of Orange, Virginia.