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Shenandoah County Z-178 | Marker History

Shenandoah County Marker, Z-178

Formed in 1772 from Frederick, and first named Dunmore for Lord Dunmore, Governor of Virginia 1771-75. In 1778 the county was renamed for the Shenandoah River.

Marker Information:
Additional Information: Prior to January 12, 1778, Shenandoah County was originally called Dunmore County.
Year On Marker: 1929
Region: Shenandoah Valley Region
Geographic Location: Rockingham County
Physical Description of Location: 9886-9898 Congress Street (US 11), New Market, VA 22844. Marker is on right when traveling south on US 11, at county line.
GPS Location: 38.6335425260,-78.6826674560
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