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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Bridgewater
Bridgewater, Virginia and Vicinity
▶ Rockingham County (80) ▶ Albemarle County (83) ▶ Augusta County (58) ▶ Greene County (7) ▶ Harrisonburg (31) ▶ Page County (86) ▶ Shenandoah County (204) ▶ Hardy County, West Virginia (37) ▶ Pendleton County, West Virginia (41)
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|The town of Bridgewater was a center of Confederate logistical activity during the Civil War. It also sent one company of infantry, the Bridgewater Grays, to the 10th Virginia Infantry Regiment, which fought in most of the major battles in Virginia . . . — — Map (db m16438) HM|
|After his victory at the Battle of McDowell on May 8, 1862, Gen. Stonewall Jackson made plans to attack another Federal force in the Shenandoah Valley. Earlier he had ordered Col. John D. Imboden to burn the bridges at Mount Crawford and Bridgewater . . . — — Map (db m16439) HM|
|Founded near this site in 1880, the college is now located 4.3 miles east in the town of Bridgewater. This liberal arts college is affiliated with the Church of the Brethren. It grew out of the Spring Creek Normal School and Collegiate Institute and . . . — — Map (db m32107) HM|
|In its 82 year history, the Warm Springs Turnpike was used by many noted travelers. Daniel Boone, when an old man, used the road when he visited the sons of his boyhood friend Henry Miller at Mossy Creek Ironworks to the south of Bridgewater. He . . . — — Map (db m16485) HM|
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Formed in 1778 from Augusta, and named for the Marquis of Rockingham, British statesman. John Sevier, of Tennessee, was born in this county. In it took place the battles of Cross . . . — — Map (db m88642) HM|
|This building was erected 1962-63 and dedicated 1964. It honors the memory of Alexander Mack Sr., follower of Christ, leader of men, and seeker after truth who was founder and first minister of the Church of the Brethren. He was born at . . . — — Map (db m98084) HM|