STANDARDSVILLE The Village Of Standardsville Was Founded By William Standard ( D ...
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Description: STANDARDSVILLE The village of Standardsville was founded by William Standard ( died 1807 ) , of Roxbury plantation , on land that was part of his 6 , 000 acre inheritance from the Octonia Grant of 1729 . The grant included part of what is presently northern Greene County and Standardsville . The Virginia General Assembly incorporated the town on 19 Dec . 1794 . Standardsville became the county seat of Greene County in 1838 when Greene was formed from Orange County . Brig . Gen . George A . Custer skirmished with Confederate cavalry here on 29 Feb . 1864 , during his raid enroute to Albemarle County . Department of Historic Resources , 1995