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Near Winchester in Frederick County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Clark County / Frederick County

 
 
West Facing Side image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 15, 2007
1. West Facing Side
Inscription. West Facing Side: Clark County. Area 171 Square Miles. — Formed in 1836 from Frederick and added to from Warren. Named for George Rogers Clark, conqueror of the Northwest. Lord Fairfax and General Danial Morgan, Revolutionary Hero lived in this county.

East Facing Side: Frederick County. Area 435 square miles. — Formed in 1738 from Orange, and named for Frederick, Prince of Wales, father of King George III. Several battles were fought in the vicinity of Winchester 1862-1864.
 
Erected 1929 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number Z 122.)
 
Location. 39° 10.691′ N, 78° 4.463′ W. Marker is near Winchester, Virginia, in Frederick County. Marker is on Berryville Pike / Harry Byrd Highway (Virginia Route 7), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Adjacent to the Opequon Water Reclamation Facility. Marker is in this post office area: Winchester VA 22601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Third Battle of Winchester (approx. 2.1 miles away); Jost Hite and Winchester (approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named The Third Battle of Winchester
East Facing Side image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 15, 2007
2. East Facing Side
(approx. 2.5 miles away); The Third Battle of Winchester (approx. 2.5 miles away); a different marker also named The Third Battle of Winchester (approx. 2.6 miles away); Jordan Springs (approx. 2.6 miles away); a different marker also named Third Battle of Winchester (approx. 2.8 miles away); a different marker also named The Third Battle of Winchester (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winchester.
 
Regarding Clark County / Frederick County. Clarke county was truncated to “Clark” when the State of Virginia commissioned the markers, despite the fact that the county charter specifies “Clarke.”
 
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Clark County / Frederick County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 15, 2007
3. Clark County / Frederick County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 19, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 853 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 19, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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