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Fairfield in Rockbridge County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Cherry Grove Estate

 
 
Cherry Grove Estate Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kathy Walker, October 19, 2009
1. Cherry Grove Estate Marker
Inscription. Here was born James McDowell, Governor of Virginia, 1843-46.
 
Erected 1928 by Conservation and Development Commission. (Marker Number A-47.)
 
Location. 37° 52.462′ N, 79° 17.969′ W. Marker is in Fairfield, Virginia, in Rockbridge County. Marker is on North Lee Highway (U.S. 11), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5239 N. Lee Hwy, Fairfield VA 24435, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. McDowell's Grave (approx. mile away); Dr. Ephraim McDowell (approx. mile away); Red House and the McDowell Family (approx. mile away); Timber Ridge Church (approx. 3.9 miles away); Brownsburg (approx. 3.9 miles away); Liberty Hall Academy (approx. 3.9 miles away); Birthplace of Sam Houston (approx. 3.9 miles away); a different marker also named Birthplace of Sam Houston (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fairfield.
 
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Cherry Grove Estate Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kathy Walker, October 19, 2009
2. Cherry Grove Estate Marker
Cherry Grove Estate Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kathy Walker, October 19, 2009
3. Cherry Grove Estate Marker
Looking south on Route 11
House near the marker image. Click for full size.
By Kathy Walker, October 19, 2009
4. House near the marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 28, 2009, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 757 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 28, 2009, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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