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Fort Collier

921 Martinsburg Pike, Winchester, VA 22601, USA
Marker A-4 Just to the east, a redoubt known as Fort Collier was built by Joseph E. Johnston in 1861. Early's left rested here during the Third Battle of Winchester, September 19, 1864.
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Capture of Star Fort

1109 Martinsburg Pike, Winchester, VA 22603, USA
Marker A-3 The fort on the hilltop to the southwest, known as Star Fort, was taken by Colonel Schoonmaker of Sheridan's army in the battle of September 19, 1864.
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“The Bear and the Cub”

31066 Lankford Hwy, Melfa, VA 23410, USA
Marker WY-17 This first play recorded in the United States was presented August 27, 1665. The Accomack County Court at Pungoteague heard charges against three men "For Acting a Play," ordered inspection of costumes and…
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Albemarle County/Louisa County

7052-7068 Louisa Rd, Keswick, VA 22947, USA
Marker Z-151 Albemarle County Albemarle County was formed in 1744 from Goochland County and named for William Anne Keppel, the second Earl of Albemarle, titular governor of Virginia from 1737 to 1754. A portion of…
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Red House and the McDowell Family

38.736707 ,-77.497589
Marker A-45 Nearby once stood a log house painted red, built by the McDowell family. John McDowell received land here for surveying Borden's Grant in the late 1730s. In 1742 McDowell was killed during a…
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