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Strasburg in Shenandoah County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Frontier Fort

 
 
Frontier Fort image. Click for full size.
By Roger Dean Meyer, June 3, 2006
1. Frontier Fort
Inscription. This house, built about 1755, is the old Hupp Homestead. It was used as a fort in Indian attacks.
 
Erected 1937 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number A-20.)
 
Location. 38° 59.684′ N, 78° 21.337′ W. Marker is in Strasburg, Virginia, in Shenandoah County. Marker is at the intersection of N Massanutten Street (U.S. 11) and Cold Spring Road on N Massanutten Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 551 N Massanutten Street, Strasburg VA 22657, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Frontier Fort (here, next to this marker); Banks’ Fort (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic Strasburg (approx. 0.4 miles away); Stonewall’s Surprise (approx. 0.4 miles away); Saint Paul’s Lutheran Church (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Strasburg.
 
Regarding Frontier Fort. See the marker “Frontier Fort – The Old Hupp Homestead” for a thorough description of the Old Hupp Homestead and and old drawing of the original building.
 
Also see . . .  National Register of Historic Places Application
The Old Hupp Homestead Building image. Click for full size.
By Roger Dean Meyer, June 3, 2006
2. The Old Hupp Homestead Building
. Frontier Fort / Hupp House application for NRHP recognition. (Submitted on November 10, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable Buildings
 
Marker beside the Valley Pike in Strasburg image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 29, 2007
3. Marker beside the Valley Pike in Strasburg
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 2, 2006, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 1,573 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 2, 2006, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota.   3. submitted on November 10, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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