Ford was site of Jackson's temporary bridgeParallel to South River is seen the bed of the lower millrace which brought water power to several village industries. The Galliday Tannery was located on the far left; the Dundore/Downs Tannery on the adjoining property on the right. The Robert Waller Palmer house, known as Green Isle, stood between the race and the river. Its foundation, now covered by periwinkle, exceeds the measurement of sixteen by sixteen feet, the minimum allowed size of houses built on the first lots sold in the newly chartered town of 1802.
|Placed By||Society of Port Republic Preservationists, Inc. in cooperation with Shenandoah Battlefield National Historic District Commission. Installation by the Port Republic Ruritan Club|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 7:47pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 691184 N 4240696|
|Decimal Degrees||38.29400000, -78.81380000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 17.64', W 78° 48.828'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 17' 38.40" N, 78° 48' 49.68" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 8650 Water St, Port Republic VA 24471, US|
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