Signs of History (SM)

Frederick County


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Area: 435 square miles

Formed in 1738 from Orange, and named for Frederick, Prince of Wales, father of King George III. Several battles were fought in the vicinity of Winchester, 1862-64.
Action at Stephenson's Depot, A-1 Rte. 11 at Rte. 664
Action at Stephenson's Depot, A-1 Rte. 11, 4 miles n. of Winchester
Action of Rutherford's Farm, A-2 Rte. 11 at Rte. 664
Action of Carter's Farm, A-2 Rte. 11, 2.75 miles n. of Winchester
Capture of Star Fort, A-3 Rte. 11, .8 mile n. of Winchester
Fort Collier, A-4, Rte. 11, .1 mile s. of Rte. 764
First Battle of Winchester, A-5 Rte. 11, .1 mile s. of Handley Blvd.
First Battle of Winchester, A-6 Rte. 11, s. of Winchester
First Battle of Winchester, A-7 Rte. 11, .6 mile s. of Winchester
Second Battle of Winchester, A-8 Rte. 11, .18 mile s. of Rte. 37
Second Battle of Winchester, A-8 Rte. 11, .6 mile s. of Winchester
Battle of Kernstown, A-9 Rte. 11, 5.3 miles n. of Stephens City
Early and Crook, A-10 Rte. 11, I mile n. of Kemstown
First Battle of Winchester, A-11 Rte. 11, 3.2 miles n. of Stephens City
House of First Settler, A- 12 Rte. 11, 2.3 miles n. of Stephens City
StephensCity, A-12 Rte. 11, .16 mile s. of Rte.T1017
Stephens City, A-13 Rte. 11, center of Stephens City
End of Sheridan's Ride, A-14 Rte. 11, 3.2 miles s. of Stephens City
Battle of Cedar Creek. A-IS Rte. 11, .2 mile n. of Middletown
Engagement of Middletown, A-16 Rte. 11, at Middletown
Tomb of an Unknown Soldier, A-17 Rte. 11, 1 mile s. of Middletown
Old Stone Fort, A-37 Rte. 11, at Middletown
Hackwood Park, A-38 Rte. 11, .19 mile e. of Rte. 661
Hackwood Park, A-38 Rte. 11, 1.7 miles n. of Winchester
Chrisman's Spring, A-42 Rte. 11.2 miles s. of Stephens City
Battle of Cedar Creek, A-56 Rte. 11, 1.3 miles s. of Middletown
Colonel John Singleton Mosby, B-16 Rte. 50 at Rte. 723
Willow Shade, B-l7 Rte. 50, .71 mile e. of Gore
Willa Cather Birthplace, B-18 Rte. 50 at Gore
Second Battle of Winchester, B- 19 Rte. 50, 2.5 miles w. of Winchester
Third Battle of Winchester, J-3 Rte. 7 at Rte. 656
Third Battle of Winchester, J-3 Rte. 522 at e. entrance of Winchester
Third Battle of Winchester, J-13 Rte. 7, .41 mile e. of Rte. 716
Third Battle of Winchester, J-13 Rte. 50. at Winchester
Defenses of Winchester, J-16 Rte. 522, 4 miles s. of Winchester

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