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

Frontier Fort

 
 
Frontier Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, October 23, 2020
1. Frontier Fort Marker
Inscription.  This house, built about 1755, is the old Hupp Homestead. It was used as a fort in Indian attacks.
 
Erected 1937 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number A-20.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraForts and CastlesWars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1755.
 
Location. 38° 59.684′ N, 78° 21.337′ W. Marker is in Strasburg, Virginia, in Shenandoah County. Marker is at the intersection of N Massanutten Street (U.S. 11) and Cold Spring Road on N Massanutten Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 551 N Massanutten Street, Strasburg VA 22657, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Frontier Fort (here, next to this marker); Banks’ Fort (approx. 0.2 miles away); American Legion (approx. 0.4 miles away); Historic Strasburg (approx. 0.4 miles away); Stonewall's Surprise
Frontier Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, October 23, 2020
2. Frontier Fort Marker
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(approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Strasburg.
 
Regarding Frontier Fort. See the marker “Frontier Fort – The Old Hupp Homestead” for a thorough description of the Old Hupp Homestead and and old drawing of the original building.
 
Also see . . .  National Register of Historic Places Application. Frontier Fort / Hupp House application for NRHP recognition. (Submitted on November 10, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
The Old Hupp Homestead Building image. Click for full size.
By Roger Dean Meyer, June 3, 2006
3. The Old Hupp Homestead Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 2, 2006, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 1,664 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 24, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   3. submitted on November 2, 2006, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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