Looney's Ferry

Looney's Ferry (HMFS8)

Location: Buchanan, VA 24066 Botetourt County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 31.098', W 79° 41.862'

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Looney's Ferry, established in 1742, was the first crossing over James River in this region. On the other side of the river was Cherry Tree Bottom, home of Colonel John Buchanan, and above the mouth of this creek stood Fort Fauquier, 1758-1763.
HM NumberHMFS8
Marker NumberA 91
Year Placed1934
Placed ByConservation and Development Commission
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Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 12:45pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 615084 N 4153168
Decimal Degrees37.51830000, -79.69770000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 31.098', W 79° 41.862'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 31' 5.88" N, 79° 41' 51.72" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 18306-18756 Lee Highway, Buchanan VA 24066, US
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