Shenandoah County Marker, Z-283
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: 1947
Geographic Location: Frederick County
Physical Description of Location: John Marshall Highway (Virginia 55)-Wardensville Pike (US 48), Star Tannery, VA 22654. Marker is on left when traveling west on Virginia 55, just prior to intersection with Star Tannery Road (State Route 604).
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