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Moomaw's Landing L-11 | Marker History

Moomaw’s Landing Marker, L-11

Here was Moomaw's Landing on the North River Canal. In May 1863 the Packet Marshall passed here bearing the body of General Thomas J. ("Stonewall") Jackson to Lexington. Mrs. Robert E. Lee used the canal in 1865 to join her husband at Washington College (now Washington and Lee University) in Lexington.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1969
Region: Shenandoah Valley Region
Geographic Location: Buena Vista
Physical Description of Location: Buena Vista, VA 24416. Located on 29th Street (Hwy 60), 0.6 miles west of the intersection of 29th Street (Hwy 60) and Park Avenue (Hwy 501). Marker is on the left when traveling west on 29th Street (Hwy 60).
GPS Location: 37.7429147260,-79.3614608340
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