Fairfax Stone

Fairfax Stone (HM21R)

Location: Thomas, WV 26292 Tucker County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 11.371', W 79° 31.066'

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The Fairfax Stone (1/2 Mi.E.) marking the Potomac's headwaters, was a corner of Lord Fairfax's vast estate. The line of 1736 was checked in 1746 by a survey on which Peter Jefferson, father of Thomas Jefferson, was engaged.
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HM NumberHM21R
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Year Placed1964
Placed ByWest Virginia Historic Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 6:38pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 628008 N 4338854
Decimal Degrees39.18951667, -79.51776667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 11.371', W 79° 31.066'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 11' 22.26" N, 79° 31' 3.96" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 201 US-219, Thomas WV 26292, US
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