Strasburg in Shenandoah County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Shenandoah County / Warren County
Area 510 Square Miles
Formed in 1772 from Frederick, and first named Dunmore for Lord Dunmore, Governor of Virginia, 1771-1775. In 1778 the county was renamed for the Shenandoah River.
(West Facing Side): Warren County
Area 216 Square Miles
Formed in 1836 from Frederick and Shenandoah, and named for General Joseph Warren, killed at Bunker Hill, 1775.
Erected 1946 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number Z 247.)
Location. 38° 58.594′ N, 78° 20.291′ W. Marker is in Strasburg, Virginia, in Shenandoah County. Marker is on Strasburg Road / Front Royal Road (State Highway 55), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located just west of the county line, at a bridge over the North Fork of the Shenandoah River. Marker is in this post office area: Strasburg VA 22657, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Great Train Raid (approx. 1.2 miles away); Civil War Strasburg (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Great Train Raid of 1861 (approx. 1.2 miles away); This Fertile Land Banks’ Fort (approx. 1.5 miles away); Signal Knob (approx. 1.5 miles away); Historic Strasburg (approx. 1.5 miles away); a different marker also named Historic Strasburg (approx. 1.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Strasburg.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 18, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 689 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 18, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.