Winchester Fredericktown Shawnee Indian Village attraction display education historical marker Historical Site information landmark marker Place of Interest sign Tourist Destination Travel Destination Virginia attractive destination educating historic marker historic site info James Wood Lord Fairfax Northern Neck signage tourist attraction VA appealing history no people text tourism travel South attract historic nobody word daytime displays historical markers landmarks markers signs appeal color image educate historical outdoor vertical day destinations historic markers historic sites tourist attractions US colour image outside day time USA day-time U.S. Jason O. Watson / historical-markers.org words color images daylight outdoors U.S.A. verticals colour images natural light outsides United States United States of America sign with text
At first called Fredericktown, it was founded in 1744, near a Shawnee Indian village, by Colonel Wood, a native of the English city of Winchester. The town was situated in Lord Fairfax's proprietary of the Northern Neck. It was chartered in 1752.
Conservation & Development Commission 1930