Southwest No. 6 Boundary Marker

Southwest No. 6 Boundary Marker (HM19JZ)

Location: Falls Church, VA 22041 Fairfax County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 51.11', W 77° 7.16'

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The U.S. Government erected 40 sandstone markers on the boundaries of the District of Columbia in 1791 and 1792. The boundary survey was initiated by President George Washington and executed by Andrew Ellicott, who became Surveyor General of the United States, and black freeman astronomer Benjamin Banneker. The donation of land from Virginia and Maryland fulfilled Article I, Section 8, Clause 12 of the U.S. Constitution, which set aside 10 square miles for the nation's capital. This stone marked the jurisdiction of the U.S. and that of Virginia. In 1846, Congress returned the land Virginia had donated.
HM NumberHM19JZ
Year Placed2005
Placed ByArlington County, Virginia, paid for by Arlington County Fair
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 7:25am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 316092 N 4302468
Decimal Degrees38.85183333, -77.11933333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 51.11', W 77° 7.16'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 51' 6.60" N, 77° 7' 9.60" W
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Area Code(s)703
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3440 S Jefferson St, Falls Church VA 22041, US
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