Rhoadesville in Orange County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Campaign of 1781
Erected 1935 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number JJ-24.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1792.
Location. 38° 16.418′ N, 77° 55.675′ W. Marker is in Rhoadesville, Virginia, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of Lafayette Drive (County Route 741) and County Route 602, on the right when traveling west on Lafayette Drive. Located on an old section of the Orange Turnpike. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rhoadesville VA 22542, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stuart's "Very Narrow Escape" (approx. 1.7 miles away); Isabella Lightfoot Training School (approx. 3 miles away); Elder John Leland (approx. 4.7 miles away); Campaign of Second Manassas (approx. 4.7 miles Culpeper County / Orange County (approx. 6½ miles away); Face Off (approx. 6.7 miles away); Mine Run Campaign (approx. 6.7 miles away); a different marker also named The Mine Run Campaign (approx. 6.8 miles away).
Also see . . . Lafayette's Virginia Campaign. The marker describes the maneuvers that took place as part of the first phase of Lafayette's 1781 Campaign. (Submitted on February 17, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 4, 2017. It was originally submitted on February 17, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,431 times since then and 125 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 17, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 3, 4. submitted on May 2, 2017, by Pete Payette of Orange, Virginia. 5. submitted on February 17, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.