Two-Chambered Granary

Two-Chambered Granary (HM4VR)

Location: Leesburg, VA 20176 Loudoun County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 6.766', W 77° 30.628'

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The two-chambered granary was used for storing threshed grain until it was either sold or consumed. The presence of two chambers indicates that the owner could grow two different crops and store them simultaneously. Grain was often transported across the Potomac River at Edwards Ferry, the southernmost river crossing in Loudoun County. The C & O Canal on the Maryland side of the river was also commonly used to transport Virginia grown crops throughout Maryland into Washington, D.C.
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HM NumberHM4VR
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Year Placed2008
Placed ByNorthern Virginia Regional Park Authority
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 8:32pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 282945 N 4332291
Decimal Degrees39.11276667, -77.51046667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 6.766', W 77° 30.628'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 6' 45.96" N, 77° 30' 37.68" W
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Area Code(s)703, 540, 571
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 42910-43080 State Rte 773, Leesburg VA 20176, US
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