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

Page County / Shenandoah County

 
 
Page County Face Faces Shenandoah County image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, September 29, 2006
1. Page County Face Faces Shenandoah County
Inscription.  
Page County. Area 322 square miles. Formed in 1831 from Shenandoah and Rockingham, and named for John Page, Governor of Virginia, 1802–1805. Luray cave is here.

Shenandoah County. Area 510 square miles. Formed in 1772 from Frederick, and first named Dunmore for Lord Dunmore, governor of Virginia, 1771–1775. In 1778 the county was renamed for the Shenandoah River.
 
Erected 1929 by the Conservation and Development Commission. (Marker Number Z-125.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1831.
 
Location. 38° 38.574′ N, 78° 
Shenandoah County Face Faces Page County image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, September 29, 2006
2. Shenandoah County Face Faces Page County
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36.714′ W. Marker is near New Market, Virginia, in Page County. Marker is on Lee Highway (U.S. 211) just east of Crisman Hollow Road, on the right when traveling east. Market is at the crest of Massannuten mountain, at New Market Gap. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3210 Lee Hwy, 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. Jackson’s 2nd Corps Established (within shouting distance of this marker); Massanutten Wildflower Trail (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); History Marches Forward (about 500 feet away); You Are Invited (about 500 feet away); Downy Serviceberry (about 600 feet away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Historic Sites in Page County. (Submitted on December 24, 2006.)
2. Shenandoah County, Virgnia. (Submitted on December 24, 2006.)
 
Page County / Shenandoah County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, September 29, 2006
3. Page County / Shenandoah County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 24, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,168 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 24, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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Jun. 28, 2022