Gordonsville in Orange County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1928 by D.A.R., U.D.C. , S.C.V. Chapters and M. Association.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, the George Washington Slept Here, the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans, and the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
Location. 38° 8.553′ N, 78° 11.346′ W. Marker is in Gordonsville, Virginia, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street (U.S. 15/33) and East Gordon Avenue (U.S. 15), on the right when traveling north on North Main Street. Touch for map. Located to the side of the gas station, on the east side of the traffic circle. Marker is in this post office area: Gordonsville VA 22942, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Church of the Blind Preacher (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Maplewood Memorial Association (approx. 0.6 miles Gordonsville's Legendary Chicken Vendors (approx. 0.7 miles away); In Memory of the Soldiers, Both Confederate and Union (approx. ¾ mile away); Orange County / Louisa County (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Orange County / Louisa County (approx. 1.2 miles away); Madison-Barbour Rural Historic District (approx. 1.8 miles away); General Thomas Sumter (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gordonsville.
Also see . . .
1. Gordonsville Historic District. National Register of Historic Places submission. Although the inn has long since vanished, the history behind the stage stop, tavern, and inn is detailed in the submission. (Submitted on January 17, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Gordonsville. Short history of Gordonsville. (Submitted on January 17, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • Notable Persons • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 17, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,402 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 17, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.