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Woodberry Forest in Madison County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Knights of the Golden Horseshoe

 
 
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By Craig Swain, January 12, 2008
1. Knights of the Golden Horseshoe Marker
Inscription. Near here Governor Alexander Spotswood and his troop of gentlemen, Knights of the Golden Horseshoe, on their way to explore the land beyond the mountains, camped on August 31, 1716.
 
Erected 1961 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number JE-2.)
 
Location. 38° 17.017′ N, 78° 8.368′ W. Marker is in Woodberry Forest, Virginia, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of James Madison Highway (U.S. 15) and Madison Mills Lane, on the right when traveling north on James Madison Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Woodberry Forest VA 22989, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Orange County / Madison County (approx. mile away); Kemper's Grave (approx. 0.3 miles away); Woodberry Forest School (approx. 1.1 miles away); General Zachary Taylor (approx. 3.1 miles away); Montpelier and Madison's Tomb (approx. 3.1 miles away); Orange Train Station (approx. 3.1 miles away); Wreck at the Fat Nancy (approx. 3.1 miles away); Oakley (approx. 3.1 miles away).
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Each are markers commemorating the Knights of
Knights of the Golden Horseshoe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, January 12, 2008
2. Knights of the Golden Horseshoe Marker
the Golden Horseshoe.
 
Categories. Exploration
 
Knights of the Golden Horseshoe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Pete Payette, March 19, 2012
3. Knights of the Golden Horseshoe Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 8, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 13, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,328 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 13, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on May 8, 2017, by Pete Payette of Orange, Virginia.
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