The RailroadThe straight, level road you used to get here was once the bed of the Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Potomac Railroad. As its name implies, the railroad ran from Richmond, through Fredericksburg, to the Potomac River, ending here at Aquia landing. Passengers wishing to continue north boarded a waiting steamship here that carried them up the Potomac River to Washington, D.C., 55 miles away.
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|Series||This marker is part of the Virginia Civil War Trails series|
|Placed By||Civil War Trails|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 9:08pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 297285 N 4250779|
|Decimal Degrees||38.38226667, -77.32085000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 22.936', W 77° 19.251'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 22' 56.16" N, 77° 19' 15.06" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||540, 703, 202|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2806 Brooke Rd, Stafford VA 22554, US|
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