Formed in 1778 from Augusta and Botetourt, and named for the Natural Bridge. Samuel Houston and Cyrus H. McCormick were born in this county. Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson are buried in Lexington. Washington and Lee University and the Virginia Military Institute are there.
Geographic Location: Rockbridge County
Physical Description of Location: Maury River Road (Virginia 42), Goshen, VA 24439. Marker is about .8 miles west of intersection with Big River Road (State Route 600).
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