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

Joseph Early Home

 
 
Joseph Early Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, July 1, 2007
1. Joseph Early Home Marker
Inscription. One mile west was the home of Joseph Early, Revolutionary soldier. Washington, in going west and returning, stopped at Early’s overnight. His diary for October 2, 1884, shows that he spent the night before at “Widow Early’s.”
 
Erected 1947 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number G-12.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the George Washington Slept Here marker series.
 
Location. 38° 20.333′ N, 78° 17.533′ W. Marker is near Madison, Virginia, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of Seminole Trail (U.S. 29) and Wolftown-Hood Road (Virginia Route 230), on the right when traveling south on Seminole Trail. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Madison VA 22727, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Jack’s Shop ( approx. 2.3 miles away); Cpl. Clinton Greaves (1855-1906) ( approx. 3.4 miles away); Cavalry Engagement at Jack’s Shop ( approx. 3.6 miles away); James L. Kemper Residence ( approx. 3.7 miles away); Jackson’s March to Fredericksburg
Joseph Early Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, July 1, 2007
2. Joseph Early Home Marker
( approx. 3.8 miles away); Hebron Lutheran Church ( approx. 4.4 miles away); Greene County / Madison County ( approx. 5 miles away); Oak Grove Baptist Church ( approx. 6.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Madison.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 21, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,518 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 21, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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