In the hills of the Piedmont, against the Blue Ridge Mountains, Madison County was formed from Culpeper County in 1792. The county is named for James Madison, the _x001C_father of the American Constitution_x001D_ and the fourth president of the United States. It contains a portion of the Shenandoah National Park. President Herbert Hoover had a rustic retreat constructed in the Blue Ridge Mountains here during his presidency (1929-1933). The county seat is Madison.
Geographic Location: Madison County
Physical Description of Location: Ruckersville, VA 22968. Located on Seminole Trail (Hwy 29), 0.5 miles north of the intersection of Seminole Trail (Hwy 29) and State Route 609. Marker is on the right when traveling north on Seminole Trail (Hwy 29).
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