Goldvein in Fauquier County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
In honor of
H.P. ‘Pat’ & Thelma Monroe
The original dreamers who generously donated the land for Monroe Park
S.W. Rodgers Co., Inc.
The community minded people who moved the earth to form Monroe Park
Ruppert Landscape Co.
The visionary landscape experts who enhanced the beauty of Monroe Park
Dedicated October 31, 1998
Location. 38° 26.795′ N, 77° 39.342′ W. Marker is in Goldvein, Virginia, in Fauquier County. Marker is on Gold Dust Parkway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Goldvein VA 22720, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Goldvein (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Lederer and Party (approx. 5.1 miles away); Gold Mining in Stafford County (approx. 5.4 miles away); Hartwood Presbyterian Church (approx. 5.7 miles away); a different marker also named Hartwood Presbyterian Church (approx. 5.7 miles away); Ely’s Ford (approx. 6.4 miles away); Kelly's Ford (approx. 7 miles away); Battle of Kelly’s Ford (approx. 7.1 miles away).
More about this marker. Marker is located near three flagpoles,
Regarding Monroe Park. Monroe Park, a 14-acre community park, is open from dawn to dusk. A baseball/softball field, football/soccer field, volleyball court, 3 horseshoe pits, and a playground are available 365 days a year. For large groups, Prospector Pavilion is available.
The Gold Mining Museum is open Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 9:00am until 5:00pm. Gold panning demonstrations are at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Also see . . . Monroe Park Website. Home of the Official Gold Mining Interpretive Center for the Commonwealth of Virginia. (Submitted on September 3, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 2, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,244 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 2, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.