Woodberry Forest in Madison County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Woodberry Forest School
Erected 1987 by Department of Conservation and Historic Resources. (Marker Number F-24.)
Location. 38° 17.963′ N, 78° 8.137′ W. Marker is in Woodberry Forest, Virginia, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of James Madison Highway (U.S. 15) and Woodberry Forest Road (County Route 622), on the right when traveling south 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. Knights of the Golden Horseshoe (approx. 1.1 miles away); Orange County / Madison County (approx. 1.4 miles away); Kemper's Grave (approx. 1.4 miles away); Jackson’s Crossing (approx. 3˝ miles away); Madison County / Culpeper County (approx. General Zachary Taylor (approx. 4 miles away); Montpelier and Madison's Tomb (approx. 4 miles away); Orange Train Station (approx. 4 miles away).
Regarding Woodberry Forest School. A previous marker numbered F-24 also titled "Woodberry Forest School" stood about two miles further south on the James Madison Highway in Orange County. Other than the preface, "One miles east..." the marker text was the same.
Also see . . .
1. The Residence Historic Register Paperwork. (PDF) This one and a half story house was erected in 1793 by William Madison, and is part of the school grounds. (Submitted on January 15, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Woodberry Forest School. (Submitted on January 19, 2016, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 18, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 15, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,271 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 15, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 3, 4. submitted on October 17, 2017, by Pete Payette of Orange, Virginia.
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