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Orange County Z-279 | Marker History

Orange County Marker, Z-279

Formed in 1734 from Spotsylvania, and named for the prince of Orange, who in that year married Princess Anne, daughter of King George II. President James Madison lived in this county, and President Zachary Taylor was born here.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1946
Region: Fredericksburg-Culpeper-Warrenton and Upper Piedmont Region
Geographic Location: Culpeper County
Physical Description of Location: Warrenton, VA 20186. Located on Lee Hwy (Hwy 211), 0.6 miles southwest of the junction of Lee Hwy (Hwy 211) and County Road 688. Marker is on the left when traveling southwest on Lee Hwy (Hwy 211).
GPS Location: 38.360682,-77.974107
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