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Madison County Marker, Z-157

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.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 2003
Region: Blue Ridge and Central Piedmont Region
Geographic Location: Madison County
Physical Description of Location: N Seminole Highway (US 29), Leon, VA 22725. Marker is on right when traveling south on US 29, about .8 miles south of intersection with Hoover Road (State Route 609).
GPS Location: 38.443024,-78.132594
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