Signs of History (SM)

Shenandoah County


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Area: 510 square miles

Formed in 1772 from Frederick, and first named Dunmore for Lord Dunmore, Governor of Virginia 1771-75. In 1778 the county was renamed for the Shenandoah River.
Trenches on Hupp's Hill, A-19, Rte. 11, .8 mile n. of Strasburg
Frontier Fort, A-20, Rte. 11, at Strasburg
Battle of Cedar Creek, A-21, Rte. 11, at Strasburg
Battle of Fisher's Hill, A-22, Rte. 11, 1.9 miles s. of Strasburg
Battle of Fisher's Hill, A-23, Rte. 11, 3.1 miles s. of Strasburg
Banks' Fort, A-24 Rte. 11, at Strasburg
Action of Tom's Brook, A-25, Rte. 11, 1 mile s. of Tom's Brook
Cavalry Engagement, A-26, Rte. 11, 1 mile s. of Mount Jackson
Rude's Hill Action, A-27, Rte. 11, 3.7 miles n. of New Market
Battle of New Market, A-28, Rte. 11, .6 mile n. of New Market
Sevier's Birthplace, A-34, Rte. 11, .7 mile s. of New Market
Fairfax Line, A-36, Rte. 11, .7 mile s. of New Market
Last Indian Outrage, A-41, Rte. 11, 1.9 miles s. of Woodstock
Fort Bowman, A-55, Rte. 11, 1.9 miles n. of Strasburg
Meem's Bottom Covered Bridge, AB-1, Rte. 11, .2 mile s. of Rte. 720

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