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Highland County Z-290 | Marker History

Highland County Marker, Z-290

Formed in 1847 from Pendleton and Bath, and given its name because of its mountains. The Battle of McDowell, 1862, was fought in this county.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1951
Region: Shenandoah Valley Region
Geographic Location: Highland County
Physical Description of Location: Bartow, VA 24920. Located on Hwy 250, 0.8 miles north of the junction of Hwy 250 and County Road 3. Marker is on the left when traveling north on Hwy 250.
GPS Location: 38.475167,-79.699146
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