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Near Stanardsville in Greene County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Greene County / Rockingham County

 
 
Greene County Face image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 27, 2007
1. Greene County Face
Inscription. Greene County. Area 155 Square Miles. Formed in 1838 from Orange, and named for General Nathanael Greene, commander of the Army of the South in the Revolutionary War.

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
Rockingham County Face image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 27, 2007
2. Rockingham County Face
(approx. 3.4 miles away); 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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Greene County / Rockingham County Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 27, 2007
3. Greene County / Rockingham County Marker
Greene County / Rockingham County Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 27, 2007
4. Greene County / Rockingham County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 8, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 984 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 8, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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