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Shenandoah County Z-179 | Marker History

Shenandoah County Marker, Z-179

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: 1946
Region: Shenandoah Valley Region
Geographic Location: Frederick County
Physical Description of Location: Strasburg, VA 22657. Located on Old Valley Pike (Hwy 11), 0.8 miles east of the intersection of Old Valley Pike (Hwy 11) and I-81. Marker is on the right when traveling east on Old Valley Pike (Hwy 11).
GPS Location: 39.006805,-78.317503
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