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Culpeper, Virginia, USA

Culpeper, Culpeper, VA

Culpeper was established in 1759 and was known as Fairfax and Culpeper Court House before a new charter gave it the final name of Culpeper in December 1870. Culpeper has seen 18th century revolution with the Culpeper Minutemen, a gold rush, and plenty of Civil War action with a railroad at stake. In fact, the town changed hands 78 times during the American Civil War...

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  • After forming Culpeper County, Virginia, in 1748, the Virginia House of Burgesses voted to establish the Town of Fairfax on February 22, 1759.

    www.wikipedia.org

  • In 1795, the town received a post office under the name Culpeper Court House

    www.wikipedia.org

  • 1854 - Fairfax / Culpepper Court House
    Fairfax, or Culpepper Court House, a thriving post-village, capital of Culpepper county, Virginia, on the Orange and Alexandria railroad. It is...Read MORE...


  • Culpeper, Virginia, USA
    Davis Street During the War Between the States, 1861-1865
    Postcard
  • The Virginia Assembly formally renamed the town of Fairfax to Culpeper in 1869

    www.wikipedia.org

  • 1895 - Culpeper / Fairfax
    Culpeper, or Fairfax, a post-village, capital of Culpeper co., Va., on the Washington City & Virginia Midland Railroad, 62 miles W.S.W. of...Read MORE...


  • Culpeper, Virginia, USA
    Looking East on Davis Street
    Postcard
  • Culpeper, Virginia, USA
    Methodist Church
    Postcard


Old Photos, Pictures, Advertisements and Postcards from Culpeper, Virginia, USA


Culpeper, Virginia, USA
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Davis Street During the War Between the States, 1861-1865
Postcard

Culpeper, Virginia, USA
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Looking East on Davis Street
Postcard

Culpeper, Virginia, USA
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Methodist Church
Postcard

History, News and Stories of Culpeper, Virginia, USA

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  • After forming Culpeper County, Virginia, in 1748, the Virginia House of Burgesses voted to establish the Town of Fairfax on February 22, 1759.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • In 1795, the town received a post office under the name Culpeper Court House

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1854 - Fairfax / Culpepper Court House
    Fairfax, or Culpepper Court House, a thriving post-village, capital of Culpepper county, Virginia, on the Orange and Alexandria railroad. It is... Read MORE...

  • The Virginia Assembly formally renamed the town of Fairfax to Culpeper in 1869

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1895 - Culpeper / Fairfax
    Culpeper, or Fairfax, a post-village, capital of Culpeper co., Va., on the Washington City & Virginia Midland Railroad, 62 miles W.S.W. of... Read MORE...

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