Near Middletown in Frederick County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Frederick County / Shenandoah County
Area 485 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.
(North Facing Side): Shenandoah County
Area 510 Square Miles
Formed in 1772 from Frederick, and first named Dunmore for Lord Dunmore, Governor of Virginia, 1771-1775. In 1778 the county was renamed for the Shenandoah River.
Erected 1946 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number Z-179.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions.
Location. 39° 0.39′ N, 78° 18.978′ W. Marker is near Middletown, Virginia, in Frederick County. Marker is on Valley Pike (U.S. 11), on the left when traveling south. Located just over the Ceder Creek Bridge, on the south bound lane of a short divided section of the Valley Pike. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Middletown VA 22645, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this markerCedar Creek (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Cedar Creek (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Bowman (approx. 0.2 miles away); 128th New York Volunteer Regiment (approx. 0.4 miles away); 128th Regt N.Y.S.V.I. (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bearing the Brunt (approx. 0.4 miles away); Union Trenches (approx. half a mile away); 1st Maine Battery (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Middletown.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 9, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 965 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 9, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.