Berryville in Clarke County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1999 by Department of Historical Resources. (Marker Number T-17.)
Location. 39° 7.38′ N, 77° 53.28′ W. Marker is in Berryville, Virginia, in Clarke County. Marker is at the intersection of Parker Lane and Harry Byrd Highway (Virginia Route 7), on the right when traveling west on Parker Lane. Touch for map. The marker is rather easy to miss, and is tucked away behind the safety rail. Marker is in this post office area: Bluemont VA 20135, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Cool Spring (approx. 0.4 miles away); Colonial Highway (approx. 1.3 miles Battle of Cool Spring (approx. 1.3 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Cool Spring (approx. 1.4 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Cool Spring (approx. 1.9 miles away); Appalachian Trail and Bears Den (approx. 2 miles away); Crook and Early (was approx. 2.3 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Forerunner of Wireless Telegraphy (was approx. 2.3 miles away but has been reported missing. ). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Berryville.
Regarding The Retreat. The Retreat can be viewed after a short drive down Parker Lane past the grounds of Shenandoah University's Shenandoah River Campus. During the Battle of Cool Springs, a Federal Division occupied the grounds around The Retreat. The house is privately owned.
Categories. • Antebellum South, US • Notable Persons • War of 1812 • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 18, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,719 times since then and 62 times this year. Last updated on July 20, 2014, by Linda Walcroft of Strasburg, Virginia. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 18, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.