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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Verbena in Page County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

History of Verbena

 
 
History of Verbena Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 4, 2008
1. History of Verbena Marker
Inscription.
Original Grant from
King George III to
Charles Cropson 1746.
1783 Grant from Beverly
Randolf,
Governor of
Virginia to Jacob Mire.
1802 Jacob Mire
to George Price.
Original Mill Built 1803.
Verbena Park
and present mill built by
Wm. E & H.C. Hisey 1935.
Present Owners
Floyd E. & Ann T. Stanley
Purchased 1940.

 
Location. 38° 27.928′ N, 78° 37.035′ W. Marker is near Verbena, Virginia, in Page County. Marker is at the intersection of Moose Bottom Road and U.S. 340, on the left when traveling east on Moose Bottom Road. Touch for map. Located just north of the Page and Rockingham County Lines, in a small park next to the Shenandoah Moose Lodge. Marker is in this post office area: Shenandoah VA 22849, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Shield's Advance & Retreat ( here, next to this marker); Shenandoah Iron Works ( approx. 1.3 miles away); The Stevens Cottage 1890 ( approx. 1.4 miles away); First Settler ( approx. 3.1 miles away); Miller-Argabright-Cover-Kite House
History of Verbena Pyramid image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 4, 2008
2. History of Verbena Pyramid
The marker's location is within a park operated by the Moose lodge, but is only a few yards from Highway 340.
( approx. 3.9 miles away); Jennings House ( approx. 4 miles away); Somerville Heights ( approx. 4.4 miles away); The Burning of Red Bridge ( approx. 4.4 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
The "New" Price's Mill image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain
3. The "New" Price's Mill
Behind the lodge buildings is this mill structure.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 5, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,236 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 5, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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