Near Gore in Frederick County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Frederick County Va. / West Virginia
Frederick County Va. Area 435 Square Miles. Formed in 1738 from Orange and named for Frederick, Prince of Wales, father of King George III. Several battles were fought in the vicinity of Winchester 1862-1864.
West Virginia. West Virginia was long a part of Virginia. Morgan Morgan began the settlement of the region in 1727. A great battle with the Indians took place at Point Pleasant, 1774. West Virginia became a separate state of the union in 1863.
Erected 1929 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number Z-217.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Native Americans • Political Subdivisions • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1738.
Location. 39° 17.083′ N, 78° 23.546′ W. Marker is near Gore, Virginia, in Frederick County. Marker is at the intersection of Northwestern Pike (U.S. 50) and Border Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gore VA 22637, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Northwestern Turnpike (approx. 2.3 miles away in West Virginia); Edward's Fort Stockade Replica (approx. 2˝ miles away in West Virginia); Fort Edwards (approx. 2˝ miles away in West Virginia); The Ken Edmonds Memorial Heritage Trail (approx. 2.6 miles away in West Virginia); Soldiers and Settlers (approx. 2.6 miles away in West Virginia); My Dream (approx. 2.6 miles away in West Virginia); The Fort Comes and Goes (approx. 2.6 miles away in West Virginia); Some French and Indian War Incidents in Hampshire County (approx. 2.6 miles away in West Virginia).
Credits. This page was last revised on July 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 22, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,297 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 22, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.