Near Etlan in Madison County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Madison County / Rappahannock County
Rappahannock County. Scenically situated along the Blue Ridge Mountains, Rappahannock County was formed from Culpeper County in 1833. It was named for the Rappahannock River, which forms its northern border. The Rappahannock River received its name from the Indian tribe that lived along its banks. The county seat is Washington, whose name honors George Washington, who platted the grid plan for the community in 1749, Malcolm F. Crawford, who had worked at the University of Virginia. constructed the courthouse there in 1833.
Erected 2002 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number Z-11.)
Location. 38° 32.52′ N, 78° 14.633′ W. Marker is near Etlan, Virginia, in Madison Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Etlan VA 22719, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. F. T. Baptist Church (approx. 0.8 miles away); Rappahannock County / Culpeper County (approx. 5.7 miles away); Mosby and Sneden (approx. 5.7 miles away); John Jackson—Traditional Musician (approx. 5.8 miles away); Blue Ridge Turnpike (approx. 6˝ miles away); A Camp of Stonewall Jackson’s (approx. 6˝ miles away); Old Rag (approx. 7 miles away); A Home Away From Home? (approx. 7.7 miles away).
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 1, 2017, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 1, 2017, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.