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Shenandoah County Z-247 | Marker History

Shenandoah County Marker, Z-247

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: Shenandoah County
Physical Description of Location: Front Royal Road (Virginia 55), Strasburg, VA 22657. Marker is on right when traveling west on Virginia 55, about 3.2 miles west of intersection with Fort Valley Road (State Route 678).
GPS Location: 38.975932,-78.338367
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