The Old Potomac Path

The Old Potomac Path (HMZH)

Location: Woodbridge, VA 22191 Prince William County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 37.172', W 77° 16.671'

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The Old Potomac Path
Originally an Indian Trail and traversed by early settlers, it later became the first coach and post road between Northern and Southern Colonies, and was called
The King's Highway
General Washington often stopped here to visit Col. Blackburn. Over this way also passed the Colonial and French Officers and troops at the time of the Battle of Yorktown.
This old road extends for about three miles through Rippon Lodge, where it has been preserved by Wade H. Ellis, present owner of the property.
Marked and Dedicated May 13, 1933, by The Susan Riviere Hetzel Chapter, D.C., D.A.R.

Marker relocated and rededicated April 25, 1982, Bill of Rights Chapter, VA, NSDAR.
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HM NumberHMZH
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series, and the George Washington Slept Here series.
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Year Placed1933
Placed ByDaughters of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 4:27pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 301693 N 4277018
Decimal Degrees38.61953333, -77.27785000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 37.172', W 77° 16.671'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 37' 10.32" N, 77° 16' 40.26" W
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Area Code(s)703
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 15215-15219 Forest Grove Dr, Woodbridge VA 22191, US
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