Somerset in Orange County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
James Madison and Dolley Madison
"Father of the Constitution"
Fourth President of the United States
Erected 1930 by William Byrd Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, Richmond, Virginia.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 38° 13.32′ N, 78° 11.359′ W. Marker is in Somerset, Virginia, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of Constitution Highway (State Highway 20) and Jacksontown Road (County Route 655), on the right when traveling east on Constitution Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Somerset VA 22972, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Post-Emancipation (approx. half a mile away); Gilmore Farm (approx. half a mile away); Confederate Encampment (approx. 0.6 miles away); Dolley Madison (approx. 0.6 miles away); Gilmore Family Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Civil War Encampment (approx. ¾ mile away); Montpelier Train Station (approx. 0.8 miles away); Montpelier Flag Stop (approx. 0.8 miles away).
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 7, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 819 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 7, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 3, 4. submitted on September 22, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.