Harrisonburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The Big Spring
Our Anchor in Time
New Springhouse dedicated April 30, 1995. Margaret Grattan Weaver, benefactor.
(on a small brass tablet to the right) The Springhouse was especially enjoyed when Judge George Gilmer Grattan held court on “Court Day” each Monday. • It is our duty to our citizens to recall for them some of the customs, institutions and monuments time has left behind. —The Grattans
Location. 38° 26.95′ N, 78° 52.17′ W. Marker is in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Marker is on Courthouse Square (U.S. 33) Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Harrisonburg VA 22801, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Harrisonburg (within shouting distance of this marker); Court Square & Springhouse (within shouting distance of this marker); McNeill’s Rangers (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hardesty-Higgins House (about 700 feet away); Warren-Sipe House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Confederate General Hospital (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Woodbine Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Woodbine Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrisonburg.
More about this marker. Brass tablet is also inscribed with lists of patrons, sponsors, and donors along with a list entitled “In Appreciation.”
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 23, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,290 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 23, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.