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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM22XG_sangsters-station_Clifton-VA.html
During the Civil War, the Orange & Alexandria Railroad was strategically important to both the Union and the Confederate armies. Sangster's Station, located 1-3/4 miles to your right where Colchester Road crosses under the railroad tracks, was the…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM22XF_buckley-store_Clifton-VA.html
"From a pin to a plow" was the Buckley Brothers' motto for their general store which was the largest store between Alexandria and Front Royal at one time. Since the Clifton School did not own a scale, the scales in the store were used to…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM22W6_paynes-church_Fairfax-Station-VA.html
Placed by Providence Chapter, NSDAR. 1985 Site of Payne's Church Church of England..... 1768
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM22W5_tazewell-county-va-west-virginia_Bluefield-VA.html
(obverse) Tazewell County Va. Area 531 Square Miles Formed in 1799 from Russell and Wythe, and named for Henry Tazewell, United States Senator, 1794-1799. Beautiful Burk's Garden is in this county. (reverse) West Virginia West Virginia…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM22TM_general-george-c-marshall-house_Leesburg-VA.html
General George C. Marshall House Dodona Manor Has Been Designated a National Historic Landmark This House Possesses National Significance In Commemorating the History of the United States of America 1996 National Park Service United Stat…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM22SD_the-aldie-mill_Aldie-VA.html
The Aldie Mill A working Gristmill - 1796 - 1971 Charles Fenton Mercer - Owner Statesman - Educator Mt. Vernon-Ketoctin Chapters NSDAR Dedicated - October 8, 1971
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM22SC_our-glorious-dead-a-war-memorial_Leesburg-VA.html
"Their Bodies are buried in Peace But their name liveth for evermore" 1917 † 1918 Russell T. Beatty, Corp. † Frank Hough, Lt. Charles A. Bell, Pvt.  † Alexander Pope Humphrey, Pvt. Charles E. Clyburn, Pvt. † Robert A. …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM22S9_mary-smith-kelsey-peake_Hampton-VA.html
Born free in Norfolk in 1823, Mary Peake devoted herself to the education of African Americans. About 1850, she founded the Daughters of Zion to aid the poor and the sick. A seamstress by day, Peake violated state law to teach her fellow blacks at…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM22NH_somerton-friends-meeting_Suffolk-VA.html
George Fox, founder of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), visited this area in 1672 during a missionary journey to Virginia and North Carolina. His visit encouraged Friends who had settled nearby and led to the organization of Somerton Fr…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM22ND_consolidation_Newport-News-VA.html
(seal) Consolidation of Newport News Virginia, 1958 Near this site on July 1, 1958, Mrs. Philip W. Hiden and Mrs. Homer L. Ferguson, assisted by Shipyard Board Chairman J. B. Woodward, Jr., cut the ribbon marking the consolidation of the cities…
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