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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1GC1_gen-corcoran_Fairfax-VA.html
General Michael Corcoran died at the W. P. Gunnell House near here on 22 Dec. 1863 after being thrown from a runaway horse on Ox Road, a quarter mile to the south. Corcoran headed all area Washington Defense Department forces at the time. Corcoran…
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The Arlington-Fairfax Line connected Fairfax with Washington D.C. from 1904-1939 and briefly terminated near this location until 1908 when it was extended to the courthouse after the original station was destroyed by fire. The new stop served both…
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Richard Ratcliffe (1752-1825) and wife Locian (1760-1826) are believed to be buried in this family cemetery along with their sons John, Samuel, Robert and Charles, and members of their respective families. Most tombstones found today are traceable…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1FF2_a-tribute-to-the-men-of-fairfax-county_Fairfax-VA.html
Who died in the spirit of Loyalty Served their country in 1917 - The World War - 1918————— Died in Service Thomas L. Brady, James F. Carper, Clarence M. Dawson, William I. Deardorff, Howard Derr, Percy J. Dove. C. Br…
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War DogsAlways Faithful War Dog MonumentGiven to Fairfax CountyVirginiaJune 2011DeployedWorld War IIKorean ConflictVietnam WarGulf WarIraq WarAfghan WarErected by The National War Dogs Monument Inc. - Alan H. Driscoll, Edward Hobbs, Albright Hu…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM198E_manassas-gap-railroad_Fairfax-VA.html
Cuts and fills of the Independent Line of the Manassas Gap Railroad are visible along this line and at various places through Fairfax County to Sudley Ford on Bull Run. Running north of the Little River Turnpike from Annandale and along North Stre…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM12ST_david-r-pinn-community-center_Fairfax-VA.html
After the Civil War, a small community of African Americans lived on Route 654, now known as Zion Drive. The Wrights, Hamiltons, Whites, and Pinns were farmers and laborers. In 1904, David R. & Sarah F. Pinn donated an acre of land to build Little…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM11V3_battle-of-chantilly-ox-hill_Fairfax-VA.html
The Battle of Chantilly (Ox Hill) took place here 1 September, 1862. Union General John Pope's Army, retreating after defeat by Lee at Second Manassas, clashed with Jackson's divisions which were attempting to prevent Pope from reaching Washington…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM10AD_pender_Fairfax-VA.html
Union Loyalists at the Stewart FarmEleanor Stewart and her son Charles, who lived in a house on this site during the Civil War, were Union Loyalists in an area dominated by Southern supporters. Their neighbors called them "Yankees." Proud of their…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1098_chantilly_Fairfax-VA.html
The community of Chantilly, Virginia was named after the Chantilly mansion built by Charles and Cornelia Calvert Stuart on this site about 1817. The name "Chantilly" originated in France with the Ch?teau de Chantilly, just north of Paris. Cornelia…
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