New Market in Shenandoah County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Gen. John Sevier
Location. 38° 38.88′ N, 78° 40.32′ W. Marker is in New Market, Virginia, in Shenandoah County. Marker is at the intersection of South Congress Street (U.S. 11) and Old Cross Road (also called Lee Highway) (Virginia Route 211), on the right when traveling south on South Congress Street. Touch for map. Marker may be hard to see from road but can easily be read by walking up to the log building, which is now (in 2008) a gift shop. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9391 South Congress St.,, New Market VA 22844, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Henkel House ( about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Old Home of William F. Rupp ( approx. 0.2 miles away); A Genuine Relic ( approx. 0.2 miles away); The Shirley House ( approx. 0.3 miles away); The Battle of New Market Died on the Field of Honor..." ( approx. 0.9 miles away); Baptism of Fire ( approx. one mile away); New Market Battlefield Park ( approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Market.
More about this marker. The side of the building faces route 211 which is a Virginia State road here because it lies west of U.S. 11. 211 follows Route 11 northward for a few blocks and becomes U.S. Route 211 when it veers east off U.S. 11.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Other Sevier markers.
Also see . . . John Sevier. (Submitted on September 22, 2008, by Linda Walcroft of Strasburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • Politics • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 22, 2008, by Linda Walcroft of Strasburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,004 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 22, 2008, by Linda Walcroft of Strasburg, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.