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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Boyce, Virginia

 
Clickable Map of Clarke County, Virginia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Clarke County, VA (72) Fauquier County, VA (110) Frederick County, VA (178) Loudoun County, VA (274) Warren County, VA (43) Berkeley County, WV (102) Jefferson County, WV (341)  ClarkeCounty(72) Clarke County (72)  FauquierCounty(110) Fauquier County (110)  FrederickCounty(178) Frederick County (178)  LoudounCounty(274) Loudoun County (274)  WarrenCounty(43) Warren County (43)  BerkeleyCountyWest Virginia(102) Berkeley County (102)  JeffersonCounty(341) Jefferson County (341)
Location of Boyce, Virginia
    Clarke County (72)
    Fauquier County (110)
    Frederick County (178)
    Loudoun County (274)
    Warren County (43)
    Berkeley County, West Virginia (102)
    Jefferson County, West Virginia (341)
 
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1Virginia (Clarke County), Boyce — B-37 — Blandy Experimental Farm
In 1926, Graham F. Blandy bequeathed a 712-acre portion of his estate, The Tuleyries, to the University of Virginia to educate “boys farming in the various branches.” Beginning late in the 1920s, the two-story, century-old brick slave . . . Map (db m1812) HM
2Virginia (Clarke County), Boyce — Z-121 — Clark County / Frederick County
(West Facing Side): Clark County Area 171 Square Miles Formed in 1836 from Frederick and added to from Warren. Named for George Rogers Clark, conqueror of the Northwest. Lord Fairfax and General Daniel Morgan, Revolutionary hero, lived . . . Map (db m3483) HM
3Virginia (Clarke County), Boyce — Fight at Berry's Ferry
Fight At Berry's Ferry July 19, 1864 Imboden & Crook ——Map (db m62661) HM
4Virginia (Clarke County), Boyce — T-3 — Greenway Court
Three miles south is Greenway Court, residence of Thomas, Sixth Lord Fairfax, proprietor of the vast Northern Neck Grant, which he inherited. Born in Leeds Castle, England, in 1693, Fairfax settled in Virginia, in 1747, for the rest of his life. He . . . Map (db m1755) HM
5Virginia (Clarke County), Boyce — T-2 — Old Chapel
Lord Fairfax worshipped here in the “Old Chapel” of colonial Frederick Parish, established 1738. This stone building dates from 1790 and witnessed the early ministry (1810–1885) of Bishop Meade. Governor Edmund Randolph and Col. . . . Map (db m1852) HM
6Virginia (Clarke County), Boyce — B-4 — Saratoga
A half-mile east, Revolutionary War hero Daniel Morgan began this limestone Georgian mansion in 1779 while on furlough. He named it for the Battle of Saratoga in which he had recently distinguished himself. The house was probably constructed by . . . Map (db m1813) HM
7Virginia (Clarke County), Boyce — B-2 — The Briars
Two and a half miles to the northwest stands The Briars, as stuccoed stone, two-story, five-bay dwelling that was constructed around 1819 as the home of Dr. Robert Powell Page. His daughter, Mary Francis Page, married John Esten Cooke, noted . . . Map (db m1815) HM
8Virginia (Clarke County), Boyce — J-21 — Town of Boyce
Boyce was established in 1880 at the intersection of the newly constructed Shenandoah Valley Railroad (now Norfolk Southern) and the road between the Shenandoah River and Winchester (formerly the Winchester and Berry's Ferry Turnpike). First known . . . Map (db m1814) HM
 
Apr. 21, 2021