On September 22, 1735, James Wood surveyed a 6,460 acre tract located in Powell's Fort. This tract was a part of the 100,000 acre patent from the Govenor and Council of the Colony of Virginia that was issued to Jost Hite, Robert MacKay, William Duff, and Robert Green.
George Washington surveyed the Fort Valley for Lord Fairfax in 1748 or 1749.
Some Early Settlers
Passage Creek, Shenandoah County, Virginia is a tributary of the North Fork of the Shenandoah.