1821Built by Dr. Simeon and Catherine (Wilkinson) Draper on a lot leased from town founder Richard Ratcliffe, this is the second oldest home still standing in the Old Town Fairfax Historic District. Catherine's sister was Matilda Wilkinson, the daughter-in-law of Richard Ratcliffe. Later, it became the family home of the Drapers' daughter Maria Louisa and husband William Chapman. Chapman was the village tailor and later postmaster.
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|Placed By||City of Fairfax, Historic Fairfax City, Inc|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 6:51pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 300035 N 4302187|
|Decimal Degrees||38.84580000, -77.30415000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 50.748', W 77° 18.249'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 50' 44.88" N, 77° 18' 14.94" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||703, 571|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 10342-10364 Main Street, Fairfax VA 22030, US|
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