Near New Market in Shenandoah County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1927 by the Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number A-36.)
Location. 38° 38.01′ N, 78° 40.962′ W. Marker is near New Market, Virginia, in Shenandoah County. Marker is on Valley Pike (U.S. 11) south of Shady Lane, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Market VA 22844, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rockingham County / Shenandoah County (here, next to this marker); Sevier’s Birthplace (here, next to this marker); The Henkel House (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Shirley House (approx. 1.1 miles away); Gen. John Sevier (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Market.
Also see . . .
1. History of the Fairfax Line and Quest For the Fairfax Stone (Submitted on October 27, 2006.)
2. Northern Kneck Proprietary - Reference Map of 1775 by Joshua Fry and Peter Jefferson. This map shows the Fairfax Line and "the Indian Road," now U.S. Route 11. This marker is approximately at their intersection. (Submitted on October 27, 2006.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Political Subdivisions • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 27, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,302 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 27, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.