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Greene County / Rockingham County
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler
N 38° 21.416 W 078° 32.698
17S E 714511 N 4248271
Quick Description: Rockingham County named for the Marquis of Rockingham, while Greene County is named after General Nathanael Greene.
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 3/13/2012 5:39:30 AM
Waymark Code: WMDZDV
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose
Views: 3

Long Description:
Marker text:
East face
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 Keys and Port Republic, 1862.

West face
Greene County
Area 155 Square Miles
Formed in 1838 from Orange, and named for General Nathanael Greene, commander of the Army of the South in the Revolutionary War.

Located on US33 right when is passes under the Skyline Drive. Shoulder pull-over available.

The marker has been broken and welded back together.

Marker Number: Z-16

Marker Title: Greene County / Rockingham County

Marker Location: Along US33

County or Independent City: Greene County / Rockingham County

Marker Program Sponsor: Conservation & Development Commission, 1928

Web Site: Not listed

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