Madison County / Culpeper County

Madison County / Culpeper County (HME6P)

Location: Reva, VA 22735 Madison County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 26.592', W 78° 7.95'

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Madison County. In the hills of the Piedmont, against the Blue Ridge Mountains, Madison County was formed from Culpeper County in 1792. The county is named for James Madison, the "father of the American Constitution" and the fourth president of the United States. It contains a portion of the Shenandoah National Park. President Herbert Hoover had a rustic retreat constructed in the Blue Ridge Mountains here during his presidency (1929-1933). The county seat is Madison.

Culpeper County. Formed from Orange County in 1749, Culpeper County originally included the territory that now comprises of Culpeper, Madison, and Rappahannock Counties. The legendary Culpeper Minute Men battalion was formed here in 1775 at the beginning of the Revolutionary War. A number of Civil War battles and engagements took place here, including the Battle of Cedar Mountain on 9 Aug. 1862 and the Battle of Brandy Station on 9 June 1863. The county seat is Culpeper.
HM NumberHME6P
Marker NumberZ-157
Year Placed2003
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 5:10am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 750260 N 4258886
Decimal Degrees38.44320000, -78.13250000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 26.592', W 78° 7.95'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 26' 35.52" N, 78° 7' 57.00" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 601-799 N Seminole Trail, Reva VA 22735, US
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