Winchester, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 2006 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number Q 4-k.)
Location. 39° 11.341′ N, 78° 9.833′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Loudoun Street and Peyton Street, on the right when traveling south on Loudoun Street. Touch for map. About 200 feet north of the intersection of Peyton and Loudoun Streets. Marker is at or near this postal address: 419 Loudoun Street, Winchester VA 22601, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Fort Loudoun (a few steps Washington's Well (a few steps from this marker); Site of Fort Loudoun (within shouting distance of this marker); Jackson’s Headquarters (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Jackson’s Headquarters (about 500 feet away); Loyal Quaker and Brave Slave (about 700 feet away); George Washington Lot (approx. 0.2 miles away); Handley Library (approx. 0.2 miles away); President William McKinley (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sheridan’s Headquarters (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winchester.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
Also see . . . Fort Loudoun - One of Washington's Forts. Includes photographs of the well mentioned on the marker. (Submitted on September 23, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
1. Fort Loudoun - A Popular Name
The name Loudoun was applied to several frontier forts during the colonial era. Confusing to the present day historian, there are forts named after the Earl of Loudoun in Tennessee, Pennsylvania, and North Carolina.
— Submitted September 23, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Forts, Castles • War, French and Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 23, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,025 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 23, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 3, 4. submitted on May 9, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.