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Location of "Forks of James River"?????

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Location of "Forks of James River"?????

Posted: 1206054066000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Stephenson/Huston/Waite/Montgomery/Logan/Rothgab
In old documents of Rockbridge County and the Shenandoah Valley there are a great number of references to a place called "Forks of James River".

But for the life of me I cannot find such a place. Where is it and how does it come by that name? Are there several branches of the James River that come together at a single location? Many references I've found seem to vary in location almost all over the state of Virginia.

Mike Taylor (mikeinkaty @
Katy, TX

Ps - for a visit this spring to Rockbridge Co., what would be the best time to find the native folage in bloom?
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