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Natural Bridge in Rockbridge County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Natural Bridge Patent

 
 
Natural Bridge patent Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 2007
1. Natural Bridge patent Marker
Inscription.
1926
This tablet
commemorates the fact
that the
Natural Bridge
patent was surveyed by
George Washington
about 1750 A.D.
and was granted to
Thomas Jefferson
July 5, 1774 A.D.

Erected by
The Natural Bridge Chapter
of the
Daughters of
the American Revolution
Glasgow, Virginia

 
Erected 1926 by The Natural Bridge Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Location. 37° 37.667′ N, 79° 32.6′ W. Marker is in Natural Bridge, Virginia, in Rockbridge County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of South Lee Highway (U.S. 11) and Wert Faulkner Highway (Virginia Route 130), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Located along the Cedar Cree Trail. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6477 S Lee Hwy, Natural Bridge VA 24578, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. “Vires-Acquirit-Eundo” Ancient Arbor Vitae (here, next to this marker); A Miracle in Stone ... Old as the Dawn (within shouting distance of this marker); Natural Bridge (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker
Natural Bridge entrance image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 2007
2. Natural Bridge entrance
The marker is visible of the right entrance pillar.
also named Natural Bridge (about 600 feet away); George Washington (approx. mile away); Monacan Village (approx. 0.3 miles away); Saltpetre Cave (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lost River (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Natural Bridge.
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsColonial EraExploration
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 20, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 19, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 36 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 19, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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