Sandstone Quarry

Sandstone Quarry (HM18CB)

Location: Stafford, VA 22554 Stafford County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 23.632', W 77° 24.269'

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On the trail to the right of the picnic area beyond this sign are the remains of a late 18th and early 19th century sandstone quarry. Archaeological reports on this site noted that stone quarried here was loaded onto scows or shallow boats and taken down the small tributary to the larger and deeper Accokeek Creek. Quarrying operations have been key to Stafford County growth since the 1700s. In 2011-2012 Vulcan Materials Co. donated nearly 6,000 tons of Stafford stone and gravel to this park's construction.
HM NumberHM18CB
Year Placed2013
Placed ByFriends of Stafford Civil War Sites
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 12:48am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 290012 N 4252254
Decimal Degrees38.39386667, -77.40448333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 23.632', W 77° 24.269'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 23' 37.92" N, 77° 24' 16.14" W
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Area Code(s)540, 703, 202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 25 Wyncotte Ln, Stafford VA 22554, US
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