“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 Fort Defiance, Virginia

Clickable Map of Augusta 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> Augusta County, VA (70) Albemarle County, VA (137) Bath County, VA (36) Highland County, VA (55) Nelson County, VA (44) Rockbridge County, VA (49) Rockingham County, VA (114) Staunton Ind. City, VA (53) Waynesboro Ind. City, VA (15) Pendleton County, WV (48)  AugustaCounty(70) Augusta County (70)  AlbemarleCounty(137) Albemarle County (137)  BathCounty(36) Bath County (36)  HighlandCounty(55) Highland County (55)  NelsonCounty(44) Nelson County (44)  RockbridgeCounty(49) Rockbridge County (49)  RockinghamCounty(114) Rockingham County (114)  (53) Staunton (53)  (15) Waynesboro (15)  PendletonCountyWest Virginia(48) Pendleton County (48)
Staunton is the county seat for Augusta County
Fort Defiance is in Augusta County
      Augusta County (70)  
      Albemarle County (137)  
      Bath County (36)  
      Highland County (55)  
      Nelson County (44)  
      Rockbridge County (49)  
      Rockingham County (114)  
      Staunton (53)  
      Waynesboro (15)  
      Pendleton County, West Virginia (48)  
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1 Virginia, Augusta County, Fort Defiance — Augusta Military AcademyNational Register of Historic Places
This site has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m162832) HM
2 Virginia, Augusta County, Fort Defiance — A-100 — Augusta Military Academy
Soon after the Civil War ended in 1865, Confederate veteran Charles S. Roller began teaching at the Old Stone Church nearby at Ft. Defiance. By 1874 he had founded Augusta Male Academy and incorporated military discipline into its classical . . . Map (db m11900) HM
3 Virginia, Augusta County, Fort Defiance — Augusta Military Academy MuseumFort Defiance, Virginia — We Entered As Boys, Left As Men —
In 1865, after returning from the Civil War, Professor Charles S. Roller began educating other returning veterans of the Confederacy in a small house near the old stone church. In 1874, Augusta Male Academy was founded in the current museum . . . Map (db m162829) HM
4 Virginia, Augusta County, Fort Defiance — Augusta Stone Church
This, the oldest Presbyterian house of worship in Virginia, is an eloquent memorial to the liberty-loving, god-fearing Scotch-Irish folk who first settled this part of the valley. Through their arduous labors the building was completed in 1747 . . . Map (db m89111) HM
5 Virginia, Augusta County, Fort Defiance — A-118 — Augusta Stone ChurchAmerican Presbyterian and Reformed Historical Site
The Augusta Stone Church, Virginia's oldest Presbyterian church in continuous use west of the Blue Ridge Mountains, opened on 22 Jan. 1749. It replaced a log meetinghouse built shortly after the congregation's founding in 1740. At the outbreak of . . . Map (db m155473) HM
6 Virginia, Augusta County, Fort Defiance — Dwight D. Eisenhower Visits Augusta Military Academy
In Commemoration of the visit of The President of the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower, to the Augusta Military Academy October 27, 1960Map (db m162833) HM
7 Virginia, Augusta County, Fort Defiance — 2010 — Quarles Walk
Dedicated to Julian Quarles, '35 for his service to his country, his commitment to AMA and honoring the 75th anniversary of his graduation from AMA.Map (db m162830) HM
8 Virginia, Augusta County, Fort Defiance — A-119 — The Rev. John Craig(1709–1774)
John Craig, born in County Antrim, Ireland, and educated in Edinburgh, Scotland, immigrated to America in 1734. Ordained pastor in 1740 of the two churches known as Augusta Stone and Tinkling Spring, Craig was Virginia's first settled Presbyterian . . . Map (db m155472) HM
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9 Virginia, Augusta County, Fort Defiance — This 1886 Bell
This 1886 bell was the school bell for many years. It was said the bell could be heard 3 miles away. It was housed in the bell tower of the Roller-Robinson House, now the AMA Alumni House and Museum. It was donated by Sam Clegg, '60Map (db m162831) HM
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Jul. 24, 2024