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The New River
in Virginia Historical Markers
History of the New River
posted by: vhasler
date approved: 2/20/2012
last visited: never
History of Frederick Starn
Town's history 1856 thru 1913.
Montgomery County / Pulaski County
Key facts about these two counties.
Marker explaining multiple modes of transportion through this section of the New River valley.
History of the town on what was probably far edge back in 1934.
Rockingham County / Shenandoah County
last visited: 2/10/2013
Civil War Action in Edinburg
Description of several local events during US Civil War
Several statements about historical Woodstock. This marker is on south end of town.
date approved: 2/16/2012
Several statements about historical Woodstock. This marker is on the north end of town.
Stone house in region was built in 1753 - likely to protect against Indian attacks.
date approved: 2/15/2012
last visited: 2/25/2004
Frederick County / Shenandoah County
Description of the two countries.
Trenches on Hupp’s Hill
Trenches dug during US Civil War
House built to withstand Indian attacks.
Defensive earthworks constructed nearby during US Civil War
Battle of Cedar Creek
Reclaiming the bridge allowed Union forces to retake war supplies.
Action of Tom’s Brook
Cavalry skirmish during US Civil War
Last Indian-Settler Conflict
Skirmish that ended with wives with axes chasing off the Indians.
Our Soldiers' Cemetery
Cemetery for US Civil War dead
The Confederate Hospital
500 patient hospital built at the start of the US Civil War
McNeill’s Last Charge
Description of final battle for Capt. John Hanson McNeill, Confederate Ranger
Battle of Fisher’s Hill
Early continues to be pushed south during US Civil War
Wounding of Adjutant-General A.S. Pendleton
Scott / Wise County
County line marker gives bit of history about both. Wise named after VA govenor and Scott after army commander.
date approved: 2/9/2012
last visited: 4/13/2014
Smyth County/Grayson County
Virginia Historical Highway Marker 85-Z on the Smyth and Grayson county line.
posted by: garmin_geek
date approved: 1/3/2012
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