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New Market in Shenandoah County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Old Home of William F. Rupp

 
 
Rupp House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, September 29, 2006
1. Rupp House Marker
Inscription.  The old home of William F. Rupp who was one of the Valley's most skilled fresco painters. In the Rupp house also lived George M. Neese, the author of “Three Years in the Confederate Horse Artillery.” Descendants still own and occupy the house.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicNotable BuildingsWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 38° 39.013′ N, 78° 40.224′ W. Marker is in New Market, Virginia, in Shenandoah County. Marker is at the intersection of Congress Street (U.S. 11) and Breckinridge Lane, on the right when traveling south on Congress Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Market VA 22844, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Genuine Relic (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Garland Jefferson (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Miss Abbie Henkel House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gen. John Sevier (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Memory of General Robert E. Lee (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Market.
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Regarding The Old Home of William F. Rupp. This and many other houses on Congress Street lost their front porches when Route 11 was widened mid-20th century.
 
Also see . . .  Three Years in the Confederate Horse Artillery. Listings for this book on Amazon.com (Submitted on September 30, 2006.) This website may earn income if you use this link to make a purchase on Amazon.com. 
 
The Rupp House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, September 29, 2006
2. The Rupp House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 30, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 2,017 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 30, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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