Near New Market in Shenandoah County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1929 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number A-34.)
Location. 38° 38.013′ N, 78° 40.959′ 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. 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. Fairfax Line (here, next to this marker); Rockingham County / Shenandoah County (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 . . .
1. The Battle of King's Mountain. This Revolutionary War battle was fought on October 7, 1780. King's Mountain straddles the present-day North (Submitted on October 28, 2006.)
2. The Indian Wars. (Submitted on October 28, 2006.)
3. The State of Franklin. Ceeded by North Carolina, now the Sullivan, Washington, Greene, & Davidson Counties in Tennessee. It was set up in 1784 and existed for four years. (Submitted on October 28, 2006.)
4. The State of Franklin. Radio feature by Scott Simon on NPR Archives. (Submitted on October 28, 2006.)
5. Famous Tennesseans. This page has a portrait of John Siever. (Submitted on October 28, 2006.)
Categories. • Notable Persons • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary • Wars, US Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 28, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,665 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 28, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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