Signs of History (SM)

Rockingham County


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Area: 876 square miles

Formed in 1778 from Augusta, and named for the Marquis of Rockingham, British statesman. John Sevier, of Tennessee, was horn in this county. In it took place the battles of Cross Keys and Port Republic, 1862.
Abraham Lincoln's Father, A-18, Rte. 11, at Lacy Spring
Cavalry Engagement, A-29, Rte. 11, 7.5 miles n. of Harrisonburg
Where Ashby Fell, A-30, Rte. 11, 1.5 miles s. of Harrisonburg
Sheridan's Last Raid, A-32, Rte. 11, .3 mile s. of Mount Crawford
Dr. Jessee Bennett, A-59, Rte. 11, Rte. 42, at Edom
Fort Harrison, D-1, Rte. 42 at corp. limits of Dayton
Battle of Cross Keys, D-6, Rte. 33, 5 miles e. of Harrisonburg
First Church in Rockingham County, D-7, Rte. 732, .2 mile w. of Rte. 290
Knights of the Golden Horseshoe, D-10, Rte. 33, 7 miles s.e. of Elkton
Bridgewater College, I-13, Rte. 11, at Va. 257 (Mount Crawford)
Bridgewater College, I-13,a, Rtes. 613 and 748 at Spring Creek
First Settler (Green Meadow), JD-8, Rte. 340, .5 mile n. of Elton
Battle of Port Republic, JD-l0 Rte. 340, 3 miles n. of Grottoes
Lincoln's Virginia Ancestors, KB-65, Rte. 42, 2.5 miles n. of Edom

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