Near New Market in Shenandoah County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Rockingham County / Shenandoah County
Shenandoah County. Area 510 square miles. Formed in 1772 from Frederick, and first named Dunmore for Lord Dunmore, governor of Virginia, 1771–1775. In 1778 the county was renamed for the Shenandoah River.
Erected 1929 by the Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number Z-178.)
Location. 38° 38.007′ N, 78° 40.965′ 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 Fairfax Line (here, next to this marker); Sevierís Birthplace (a few steps from 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 . . . Rockingham County History. by Harriet Welch. (Submitted on October 28, 2006.)
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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 1,130 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 28, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.