Near Haymarket in Prince William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Simon Kentonís Birthplace
Erected 1942 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number F-14.)
Location. 38° 52.23′ N, 77° 38.112′ W. Marker is near Haymarket, Virginia, in Prince William County. Marker is at the intersection of James Madison Highway (U.S. 15) and Sudley Road (Virginia Route 234), on the right when traveling north on James Madison Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Haymarket VA 20169, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Carolina Road (approx. 0.6 miles away); Hopewell Gap (approx. 2.8 miles away); Antioch Church (approx. 2.8 miles away); Ambush at Ewellís Chapel (approx. 2.9 miles away); Haymarket Post Office (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Haymarket.
Regarding Simon Kentonís Birthplace. The road to Hopewell Gap is at the intersection north of this marker on U.S. 15. It is called Waterfall
Also see . . .
1. Simon Kenton, Frontiersman. (Submitted on February 16, 2006.)
2. Bull Run Mountain. (Submitted on February 16, 2006.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 16, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 3,387 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 16, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 3. submitted on September 17, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.