Old Telegraph Line

Old Telegraph Line (HMN0)

Location: Lorton, VA 22079 Fairfax County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 42.545', W 77° 11.591'

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One of the first telegraph lines in the world, a part of the Washington-New Orleans Telegraph Company, was built from Washington to Petersburg in 1847. From this the road took its name.
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HM NumberHMN0
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Marker NumberE 62
Year Placed1929
Placed ByConservation & Development Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 2:57pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 309302 N 4286777
Decimal Degrees38.70908333, -77.19318333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 42.545', W 77° 11.591'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 42' 32.70" N, 77° 11' 35.46" W
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Area Code(s)703
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9301 U.S. 1, Lorton VA 22079, US
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