Strasburg in Shenandoah County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The Great Train Raid
Reenactment - May 29, 2011
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Railroads & Streetcars • War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1861.
Location. 38° 59.243′ N, 78° 21.339′ W. Marker is in Strasburg, Virginia, in Shenandoah County. Marker can be reached from East King Street east of Acton Place, on the right when traveling west. The marker is on the grounds of the Strasburg Museum. Touch for mapTouch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Civil War Strasburg (here, next to this marker); The Great Train Raid of 1861 (within shouting distance of this marker); Strasburg Stone & Earthenware Mfg. Co. (within shouting distance of this marker); This Fertile Land (approx. 0.3 miles away); Historic Strasburg (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Historic Strasburg (approx. 0.3 miles away); American Legion (approx. 0.3 miles away); Banks’ Fort (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Strasburg.
Also see . . . Strasburg Museum. (Submitted on May 23, 2014.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 18, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 483 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on October 24, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 18, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.