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Near New Market in Shenandoah County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Page County / Shenandoah County

 
 
Page County Face Faces Shenandoah County image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 29, 2006
1. Page County Face Faces Shenandoah County
Inscription. Page County. Area 322 square miles. Formed in 1831 from Shenandoah and Rockingham, and named for John Page, Governor of Virginia, 1802–1805. Luray cave is here.

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 and Development Commission. (Marker Number Z-125.)
 
Location. 38° 38.58′ N, 78° 36.708′ W. Marker is near New Market, Virginia, in Shenandoah County. Marker is on U.S. 211 near New Market, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Market is at the crest of Massannuten mountain, at New Market Gap. Marker is in this post office area: Luray VA 22835, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jackson’s 2nd Corps Established
Shenandoah County Face Faces Page County image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 29, 2006
2. Shenandoah County Face Faces Page County
(within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of New Market (approx. 3.1 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of New Market (approx. 3.1 miles away); The Bloody Cedars (approx. 3.1 miles away); 54th Pennsylvania Monument (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Market.
 
Also see . . .
1. Historic Sites in Page County. (Submitted on December 24, 2006.)
2. Shenandoah County, Virgnia. (Submitted on December 24, 2006.)
 
Categories. Political Subdivisions
 
Page County / Shenandoah County Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 29, 2006
3. Page County / Shenandoah County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 24, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,049 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 24, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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