Near Locust Dale in Madison County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Madison County / Culpeper County
Area 324 Square Miles
Formed in 1792 from Culpeper, and named for James Madison, "Father of the American Constitution" and President of the United States. Governor Spotswood's exploring expedition passed here, 1716.
(South Facing Side): Culpeper County
Area 384 Square Miles
Formed in 1748 from Orange, and named for Lord Culpeper, Governor of Virginia, 1680-1683. The Battle of Cedar Mountain, 1862, was fought in this county.
Erected 1935 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number Z-188.)
Location. 38° 21.187′ N, 78° 6.793′ W. Marker is near Locust Dale, Virginia, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of James Madison Highway (U.S. 15) and White Oad Road / Robinson River Road (County Route 721), on the right when traveling north on James Madison Highway. Touch for map. Located at a bridge over Crooked Run. Marker is in this post office area: Locust Dale VA 22948, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jackson’s Crossing (approx. 0.4 miles away); Crooked Run Baptist Church (approx. 0.7 miles Oak Grove Baptist Church (approx. 3.8 miles away); George Washington Carver Regional High School (approx. 3.9 miles away); Woodberry Forest School (approx. 3.9 miles away); Battle of Cedar Mountain (approx. 4.3 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Cedar Mountain (approx. 4.3 miles away); Hand-to-Hand Fighting (approx. 4.3 miles away).
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 13, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 794 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 13, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.