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.
Year On Marker: 1940
Geographic Location: Rockbridge County
Physical Description of Location: W Midland Trail (State Route 850), Goshen, VA 24439. Marker is on left about 1.2 miles southwest of junction with Brattons Run.
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