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Trenches On Hupp’s Hill

The Trenches on Hupp's Hill historical marker is north of Strasburg, Virginia. It was erected in 1927 by the Virginia Conservation & Development Commission.

 

The marker is just a few feet from the wayside marker on the Battle of Hupp's Hill or Stickley's Farm.

 

Location and Directions

The marker is on the west side of the Valley Pike (U.S. 11) at the entrance to the Hupp's Hill Civl War Park (formerly Crystal Caverns), about 0.9 mile north of Strasburg, Virginia and 1 mile south of the Interstate 81 interchange. (38.9991°, 78.34879° see map)

 

Text from the marker

 

Trenches On Hupp’s Hill

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These trenches were construct-
ed by Sheridan in the autumn
of 1864 while campaigning
against Early.
 
Erected 1927 by Conservation & Development Commission.

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Trenches on Hupp's Hill historical marker just north of Strasburg, Virginia.
(above) Trenches on Hupp's Hill historical marker north of Strasburg, Virginia.





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