“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Fairfield, Virginia

Clickable Map of Rockbridge County, Virginia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Rockbridge County, VA (49) Alleghany County, VA (22) Amherst County, VA (40) Augusta County, VA (70) Bath County, VA (36) Bedford County, VA (191) Botetourt County, VA (43) Buena Vista Ind. City, VA (4) Lexington Ind. City, VA (147) Nelson County, VA (44)  RockbridgeCounty(49) Rockbridge County (49)  AlleghanyCounty(22) Alleghany County (22)  AmherstCounty(40) Amherst County (40)  AugustaCounty(70) Augusta County (70)  BathCounty(36) Bath County (36)  BedfordCounty(191) Bedford County (191)  BotetourtCounty(43) Botetourt County (43)  (4) Buena Vista (4)  (147) Lexington (147)  NelsonCounty(44) Nelson County (44)
Lexington is the county seat for Rockbridge County
Fairfield is in Rockbridge County
      Rockbridge County (49)  
      Alleghany County (22)  
      Amherst County (40)  
      Augusta County (70)  
      Bath County (36)  
      Bedford County (191)  
      Botetourt County (43)  
      Buena Vista (4)  
      Lexington (147)  
      Nelson County (44)  
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1 Virginia, Rockbridge County, Fairfield — A-47 — Cherry Grove Estate
Here was born James McDowell, Governor of Virginia, 1843-46.Map (db m23770) HM
2 Virginia, Rockbridge County, Fairfield — Dr. Ephraim McDowellThe Father of Abdominal Surgery
Near this spot Dr. Ephraim McDowell was born November 11, 1771 The Father of Abdominal Surgery Beginning medical study in Staunton, Virginia, continuing it in Edinburgh, Scotland, he later received the honorary degree from the . . . Map (db m23780) HM
3 Virginia, Rockbridge County, Fairfield — A-43 — McDowell's Grave
Nearby is the cemetery that contains the grave of Capt. John McDowell, who died on 18 Dec. 1742 during a conflict between Iroquois Indians and colonial settlers. Although accounts differ on how the conflict arose, it resulted in the deaths of more . . . Map (db m23777) HM
4 Virginia, Rockbridge County, Fairfield — A-45 — Red House and the McDowell Family
Nearby once stood a log house painted red built by the McDowell family. John McDowell received land here for surveying Borden's Grant in the late 1730's. In 1742 McDowell was killed during a conflict between settlers and Indians. Dr. Ephraim . . . Map (db m23783) HM
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May. 29, 2024