Goshen in Rockbridge County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Rockbridge County / Augusta County
Area 616 Square Miles
Formed in 1778 from Augusta and Botetourt, and named for the Natural Bridge. Samuel Houston and Cyrus H. McCormick were born in this county. Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson are buried in Lexington. Washington and Lee University and the Virginia Military Institute are there.
Area 1006 Square Miles
Formed in 1738 from Orange and named for Augusta, Princess of Wales and mother of George III. Originally it included a large part of the middle west. President Woodrow Wilson was born in Staunton.
Erected 1929 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number Z-108.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions.
Location. 38° 3.002′ N, 79° 25.317′ W. Marker is in Goshen, Virginia, in Rockbridge County. Marker is on Virginia Avenue (State Highway 42), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Goshen VA 24439, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within Bath County / Rockbridge County (approx. 6.9 miles away); T. C. Walker School (approx. 10 miles away); Brownsburg (approx. 10.1 miles away); Millboro (approx. 11.2 miles away); Fort Lewis (approx. 12 miles away); Cherry Grove Estate (approx. 13.9 miles away); Red House and the McDowell Family (approx. 14 miles away); Dr. Ephraim McDowell (approx. 14 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 11, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 466 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 11, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.