Near Atoka in Fauquier County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1995 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number B-34.)
Location. 38° 58.526′ N, 77° 48.382′ W. Marker is near Atoka, Virginia, in Fauquier County. Marker is at the intersection of John S. Mosby Highway (U.S. 50) and Atoka Road (Virginia Route 713), on the left when traveling west on John S. Mosby Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marshall VA 20115, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mosby’s Rangers (here, next to this marker); Rector’s Crossroads (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rector House Attack at Goose Creek Bridge (approx. 0.9 miles away); Battle of Middleburg (approx. 2.1 miles away); Mount Defiance (approx. 2.4 miles away); History of St. Louis (approx. 2.7 miles away); Battle of Unison (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atoka.
Regarding Welbourne. F. Scott Fitzgerald’s story is called “Her Last Case” and was published in the November 3, 1934, issue of The Saturday Evening Post. It is also available in the out of print The Price Was High short story collection. —Ed.
Also see . . .
1. The Dulanys of Welbourne. A book dealing with both the house and the family. Offers some excerpts and citations. (Submitted on June 29, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Crazy Like a Fox. This 2003 independent film was shot in and around Welbourne just before its recent renovation. “The house is practically a character in the film…" (Submitted on June 30, 2007.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 29, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,586 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 29, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.