A short distance west, at Cedarville, stands the old home of the pioneer Robert McKay. Built of walnut logs, it is one of the oldest houses in the Valley. In 1731, Joist Hite, Robert McKay and others received a grant of 100,000 acres. Hite settled on the Opequon and McKay at this place on Crooked Run. These men opened the Valley to succeeding settlers.
Geographic Location: Warren County
Physical Description of Location: 8378 Winchester Road (US 340), about 1.5 miles north of I-66 interchange, Front Royal, VA 22630. Marker is on right when traveling south on US 340.
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