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Catoctin Rural Historic District F-27 | Marker History

Catoctin Rural Historic District Marker, F-27

The surrounding area of about 25,000 acres has been a cohesive agricultural community since the mid-1700s, when it was settled largely by former Tidewater Virginia planters attracted by its streams and fertile soils. Bordered by Catoctin Mountain (west) and the Potomac River (north and east), the district includes well-preserved farmsteads, historical road networks, and crossroad communities. These resources date from the late 1700s to the early 1900s and enhance the picturesque rural landscape.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1991
Region: Northern Virginia Region
Geographic Location: Loudoun County
Physical Description of Location: Leesburg, VA 20176. Located on James Madison Hwy (Hwy 15), 0.25 miles south of the junction of James Madison Hwy (Hwy 15) and Lucketts Road. Marker is on the left when traveling south on James Madison Hwy (Hwy 15).
GPS Location: 39.212434,-77.535306
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