Near Stephens City in Frederick County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
House of First Settler
Erected 1927 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number A-12.)
Location. 39° 6.569′ N, 78° 12.232′ W. Marker is near Stephens City, Virginia, in Frederick County. Marker is at the intersection of Valley Pike (U.S. 11) and Springdale Road (County Route 649), on the right when traveling north on Valley Pike. Touch for map. Just to the north of the bridge over Opequon Creek. Marker is in this post office area: Stephens City VA 22655, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Battle of Winchester (approx. 0.6 miles away); Second Battle of Winchester (approx. 0.6 miles away); Stephens City (approx. 1.4 miles away); First Battle of Kernstown (approx. 2 miles away); In Memory of the Many Soldiers of the Revolution (approx. 2.1 miles away); 1790 Stone Church (approx. 2.1 miles away); Opequon Presbyterian Church (approx. 2.1 miles away); Kernstown Battles (approx. 2.2 miles away).
Also see . . . Genealogy of the Hite Family. (Submitted on September 2, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
1. Stones from Hite’s Fort
Some of the stones from Hite’s Fort were used to build a marker in downtown Winchester denoting the actions in the locality related to the French and Indian Wars.
— Submitted September 2, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Notable Persons • Settlements & Settlers •
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