Harrisonburg

Harrisonburg (HMAR0)

Location: Harrisonburg, VA 22802
Country: United States of America

N 38° 26.967', W 78° 52.144'

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Here Thomas Harrison and wife deeded land for the Rockingham County public buildings, August 5, 1779. The same act established both Louisville, Ky., and Harrisonburg, May, 1780. Named for its founder, the town was also known as Rocktown. It was incorporated in 1849. In its vicinity battles were fought in 1862 and 1864. The present courthouse was built in 1897. Harrisonburg became a city in 1916.
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HM NumberHMAR0
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Marker NumberA-33
Year Placed1941
Placed ByVirginia Conservation Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 6:17pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 685952 N 4257835
Decimal Degrees38.44945000, -78.86906667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 26.967', W 78° 52.144'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 26' 58.02" N, 78° 52' 8.64" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 80 Court Square, Harrisonburg VA 22802, US
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