Near Stanardsville in Greene County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Greene County / Rockingham County
Rockingham County. Area 876 Square Miles. Formed in 1778 from Augusta, and named for the Marquis of Rockingham, British statesman. John Sevier, of Tennessee, was born in this county. In it took place the Battles of Cross Keys and Port Republic, 1862.
Erected 1928 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number Z-16.)
Location. 38° 21.416′ N, 78° 32.698′ W. Marker is near Stanardsville, Virginia, in Greene County. Marker is on Spotswood Trail (U.S. 33) east of Skyline Drive, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stanardsville VA 22973, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Knights of the Golden Horseshoe (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Alexander Spotswood Discovers the Valley of the Shenandoah (about 700 feet away); “Sic Juvat Transcendere Montes” (about 700 feet away); Civilian Conservation Corps Newtown (East Elkton) School (approx. 5 miles away); Miller-Argabright-Cover-Kite House (approx. 5.3 miles away); Jennings House (approx. 5.4 miles away); First Settler (approx. 5.9 miles away).
Regarding Greene County / Rockingham County. The county seat for Greene County is Standardsville. The county seat for Rockingham County is Harrisonburg.
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 8, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 988 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 8, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.