Near Mount Solon in Augusta County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 2016 by Department of Historic Resources. It was dedicated September 25, 2016. (Marker Number W-241.)
Location. 38° 21.317′ N, 79° 9.017′ W. Marker is near Mount Solon, Virginia, in Augusta County. Marker is on North River Road (County Route 730) just east of Stokesville Road and Old C&W Railroad Road (County Route 718/763), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. It is at the Stokesville Community Church and within view of the former railroad bridge, now a one lane wooden decked bridge carrying Route 763 over the North River. Marker is in this post office area: Mount Solon VA 22843, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Mossy Creek (approx. 6.6 miles away); Bridgewater College (approx. 7.1 miles away); Rockingham County / Augusta County (approx. 7.3 miles away); Mount Pleasant (approx. 8˝ miles away); Colonel George Moffett (approx. 8˝ miles away); James Edward Hanger (approx. 9 miles away); Bridgewater (approx. 9.4 miles away); a different marker also named Bridgewater (approx. 9.4 miles away).
Regarding Stokesville. The United States Board of Geographic Names no longer lists Stokesville an official place name. Google Maps will not find it.
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia entry for Chesapeake Western Railway. “It extended from Elkton on the South Fork of the Shenandoah River in Rockingham County to Stokesville in Augusta Country at the foot of the Allegheny Mountains. At Elkton, it interchanged with the Norfolk and Western Railway. At Harrisonburg it interchanged with the Southern Railway.” (Submitted on September 25, 2016.)
2. Department of Historic Resources Marker Dedication Press Release. (Submitted on September 25, 2016.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 25, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 24, 2016, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 190 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 24, 2016, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on September 25, 2016, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.