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

Fauquier County / Culpeper County

 
 
Fauquier County / Culpeper County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin White, August 30, 2007
1. Fauquier County / Culpeper County Marker
Inscription.
Fauquier County
Area 686 Square Miles
Formed in 1759 from Prince William, and named for Francis Fauquier, Governor of Virginia, 1758-1768. Chief Justice John Marshall was born in this County.

Culpeper County
Area 384 Square Miles
Formed in 1748 from Orange, and named for Lord Culpeper, Governor of Virginia, 1680-1683. The Battle of Cedar mountain, 1862 was fought in this County.
 
Erected 1946 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number Z-187.)
 
Location. 38° 31.674′ N, 77° 49.238′ W. Marker is near Remington, Virginia, in Culpeper County. Marker is on James Madison Highway (U.S. 15/29) just south of Rappahannock River, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Remington VA 22734, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Francis Hume (approx. mile away); Rappahannock Station (approx. 0.7 miles away); Battle of Kelly's Ford (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Kelly's Ford (approx. 1.2 miles away); Where Pelham Fell
Fauquier County / Culpeper County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin White, August 30, 2007
2. Fauquier County / Culpeper County Marker
(approx. 2 miles away); The Battle of Brandy Station (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named The Battle of Brandy Station (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named The Battle of Brandy Station (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Remington.
 
Categories. Notable EventsNotable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
Fauquier County / Culpeper County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin White, August 30, 2007
3. Fauquier County / Culpeper County Marker
Facing south, looking at the north face of the sign from the Fauquier County side.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 30, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,263 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 30, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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