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Bridgewater, Virginia Historical Markers

 
Two Virginia Civil War Trails Bridgewater Markers are along the waterfront here image, Touch for more information
By Robert H. Moore, II, February 20, 2009
Two Virginia Civil War Trails Bridgewater Markers are along the waterfront here
Virginia (Rockingham County), Bridgewater — BridgewaterBridgewater During the War
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
Virginia (Rockingham County), Bridgewater — BridgewaterHistoric North River Crossing
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
Virginia (Rockingham County), Bridgewater — I 13-A — Bridgewater College
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
Virginia (Rockingham County), Bridgewater — Famous Travelers Along the Turnpike
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
Virginia (Rockingham County), Bridgewater — Z-182 — Rockingham County / Augusta County
(Obverse) Rockingham County Area 876 Square Miles 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
Virginia (Rockingham County), Bridgewater — The Alexander Mack Memorial Library
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

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