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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM221P_mount-jackson_Mount-Jackson-VA.html
This area was a Native American hunting territory before settlers of European descent arrived early in the 18th century. Fertile land and powerful streams supported an agricultural and milling economy. In 1826 the Virginia General Assembly est…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1ZAS_the-summers-koontz-executions_New-Market-VA.html
On May 22, 1865, former Confederate Captain George W. Summers, Sgt. Isaac Newton Koontz, Pvt. Jacob Daniel Koontz, and Pvt. Andrew Jackson Kite (all from the 7th Virginia Cavalry) set out from their Page County homes to obtain their paroles. Near …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1Y1W_fort-valley-church-of-god-in-christ-jesus-historical_Fort-Valley-VA.html
This building was erected in the year of Our Lord nineteen hundred and forty-nine by the Brethren of the Church of God in Christ Jesus, organized November 2, 1878 at Dry Run Meeting House. It was dedicated to God by Elder G. E. Marsh on July …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1XN5_stoner-keller-house-mill-historical_Strasburg-VA.html
Has been designated a Virginia Historic Landmark And placed on the National Register Of Historic Places
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1S65_blacksmith-shop_Fort-Valley-VA.html
Each CCC Camp had a blacksmith shop where they forged and repaired tools. Items such as fireplace tools, hinges or lantern poles were crafted for use in the camp. In 1940 the CCC printed an educational handbook called Blacksmithing. Unit No. Hand …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1PUI_1lt-charles-bare-gatewood_Woodstock-VA.html
Born on this site, April 6, 1853, the son of John Gatewood, Publisher of the Shenandoah Herald, Charles received his basic education in Woodstock and Harrisonburg, and was teaching school in Harrisonburg when he received his appointment to the U…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1ODU_woodstock_Woodstock-VA.html
County seat of ShenandoahScene of Peter Muhlenburg's Famouscall to arms 1776Oldest Court House west of theBlue Ridge 1795First Clerk was Thomas Marshall,Father of Chief Justice John Marshall———Turn at Court House square and visit…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1ODT_mabel-lee-walton-and-sigma-sigma-sigma_Woodstock-VA.html
The Mabel Lee Walton House at 225 N. Muhlenberg Street is the national headquarters of Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority, founded in 1898 at the State Female Normal School at Farmville (now Longwood University). The Walton family built the house in …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1O94_the-henkel-house_New-Market-VA.html
The Henkel house is another historic home. The brick part was built by Dr. Solomon Henkel, physician and druggist, in 1802. The wooden front part and two rooms upstairs were added by his son, Dr. Solon P.C. Henkel in 1855. A metal plate nailed on …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1NWL_battle-of-fishers-hill_Strasburg-VA.html
The Union victory at the Third Battle of Winchester on September 19, 1864, affected the moods of both armies as they prepared to face each other at Fisher's Hill. Union Lt. John M. Gould Wrote, "I marched down that road [toward Fisher's Hill]…
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