Near Locust Grove in Orange County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1986 by Department of Conservation and Historic Resources. (Marker Number J-34.)
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 38° 22.612′ N, 77° 46.807′ W. Marker was near Locust Grove, Virginia, in Orange County. Marker was at the intersection of Germanna Highway (Virginia Route 3) and College Drive (Virginia Road 375), on the right when traveling east on Germanna Highway. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 2062 Germanna Highway, Locust Grove VA 22508, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Germanna Ford (was a few steps from this marker but has been reported missing. ); a different marker also named Germanna Ford Germanna Ford (about 500 feet away); Culpeper County / Orange County (approx. ¼ mile away); The "Enchanted Castle" at Germanna, circa 1720-1750 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Spotswood Family Cemetery (approx. 2.9 miles away); Gordon's Flank Attack (approx. 2.9 miles away); Captain John Spotswood (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Locust Grove.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study the marker shown.
Also see . . .
1. The Germanna Foundation. Honoring and celebrating the heritage of Virginia's first organized settlement of German colonists. (Submitted on January 13, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Welcome to the Germanna Exhibit! | The Rise and Fall of Alexander Spotswood's Germanna. Germanna is located West of Fredericksburg, Virginia. The land has served as a frontier fort and the mansion of former (Submitted on April 2, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
3. Inquiry: Germanna’s Treasure Trove of History: A Journey of Discovery. If you heard that there was an Enchanted Castle and a 300-year-old fort called Fort Germanna in some woods across the street from your community college, would you want to go to see them? Well, of course! (Submitted on April 4, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
In May 2016, this marker was destroyed in a car accident, and has not yet been replaced as of April 2017.
— Submitted April 19, 2017, by Pete Payette of Orange, Virginia.
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 9, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 1, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,453 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 1, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 3. submitted on May 8, 2017, by Pete Payette of Orange, Virginia. 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 4, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. 7. submitted on January 13, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 8. submitted on January 12, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.