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Near Aldie in Loudoun County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Loudoun County / Prince William County

 
 
Marker's Loudoun County Face image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, February 16, 2006
1. Marker's Loudoun County Face
Inscription. LOUDOUN COUNTY, area 519 square miles. Formed in 1757 from Fairfax and named for Lord Loudoun, titular governor of Virginia and head of the British forces in America, 1756-1758. Oak Hill, President James Monroe's home, is in this County.

PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, area 345 square miles. Formed in 1730 from Stafford and King George, and named for William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland, second son of King George II. The First and Second battles of Manassas took place in this county.
 
Erected 1946 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number Z-281.)
 
Location. 38° 55.967′ N, 77° 37.487′ W. Marker is near Aldie, Virginia, in Loudoun County. Marker is on James Monroe Highway (U.S. 15) south of New Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. U.S. 15 changes name at the county line. In Prince William County is is called James Madison Highway. Marker is in this post office area: Haymarket VA 20169, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ambush at Ewell’s Chapel (approx. 1.4 miles away); Fair Oaks (approx. 2.1 miles away); Mt. Zion Cemetery (approx. 2.3 miles away); The Mosby-Forbes Engagement July 6, 1864
Marker's Prince William County Face image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, February 16, 2006
2. Marker's Prince William County Face
(approx. 2.3 miles away); The Fog of War (approx. 2.3 miles away); Mt. Zion Historic Park (approx. 2.3 miles away); Elders of the Mount Zion Old School Baptist Church (approx. 2.3 miles away); Mt. Zion Old School Baptist Church (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Aldie.
 
Also see . . .
1. Prince William County. A brief history, with a map of Virginia's counties. (Submitted on February 16, 2006.) 

2. History of Loudoun County, Virginia. (Submitted on February 16, 2006.)
 
Categories. Political Subdivisions
 
Looking South Towards Prince William County image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, February 16, 2006
3. Looking South Towards Prince William County
Looking North Into Loudoun County image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, February 16, 2006
4. Looking North Into Loudoun County
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 16, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,369 times since then and 23 times this year. Last updated on April 20, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 16, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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