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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1Z0N_mcatees-tavern_Chantilly-VA.html
This building's exterior is a reproduction of a tavern built on this site in 1807 by Harrison McAtee. This location, on a section of the Little River Turnpike that opened in December 1806, was advantageous for farmers conveying goods from western …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM59E_the-walney-dairy_Chantilly-VA.html
Butter Before the Civil War, the Machen women and a slave named Sally made butter for the family in this room every week. By 1880 the farm was making butter for commercial sale and men did the work. In the room to your left, several keelers …
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The Perfect Location The Machen's chose this site to take advantage of the natural flow of the spring. Water was easily directed from the spring through the building and out the other side. As it passed through, the cold spring water preserved …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM599_the-walney-dairy_Chantilly-VA.html
This stone building was the Machen family dairy from about the 1850s until the 1890s. Originally just one room, the dairy was a place to cool milk and to make butter and cheese. Before the Civil War, Caroline Machen made butter and cheese for her …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM595_walney-outbuildings_Chantilly-VA.html
Emmeline Machen (at Walney) to Arthur Machen, December 1853"As to the Ice-house I remind James of it daily and indeed almost every time I see him. ? Campbell promised to come today to commence digging it, but has failed to make his appearance. ?Fa…
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Caroline Machen (at Walney) to Lewis Machen, December 1849"You speak of making our pork into bacon before selling it. I do not think it would answer well in many accounts. Our smoke house is too small?" James Machen (at Walney) to Lewis Machen,…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM58Y_the-cross-farmhouse_Chantilly-VA.html
The Alfred Judson Cross Farmhouse was built in 1905, replacing an earlier structure built by Cross's father and lost to fire earlier that year. The house was rebuilt on the same foundation using timber cut on the farm and sawn at a local mill. The…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM58W_walney-outbuildings_Chantilly-VA.html
"They have a queer way of building one thing after another, the great point being to have a separate shed or out-house for every purpose?You will find a carpenter's shop, tool room, coach-shed, pig-house, stable, kitchen, two or three barns, and h…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM58V_walney-house_Chantilly-VA.html
Honoring Walney House whose history as a farm, dairy, & country retreat, reflects many facets of the development of western Fairfax County since the Eighteenth Century.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2FS_salisbury-plain_Chantilly-VA.html
This land was the eastern most boundary of a 3,111 acre grant, known as Salisbury Plain, acquired by Henry Lee from Thomas 6th Lord Fairfax in 1725 when it was part of the Stafford County frontier. This area became Prince William County in 1730, F…
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