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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CIG_patowmack-canal_McLean-VA.html
Patowmack Canal. George Washington had a marvelous idea—turn the Potomac River into a navigable waterway linking the East Coast with the Ohio River Valley. To do so, the Patowmack Company, which he helped form, dredged portions of the riverb…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CIF_old-georgetown-pike-ancient-indian-trail_McLean-VA.html
Old Georgetown Pike Ancient Indian Trail. Old Georgetown Pike Ancient Indian Trail Reputedly traveled by Captain John Smith var plainText = document.getElementById('inscription1').innerText; document.getElementB…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27W7_vienna-veterans-memorial-a-war-memorial_Vienna-VA.html
For Those Who Served Our Country And Community
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26LR_in-memory-of-those-lost-in-world-war-ii-a-war-memorial_Herndon-VA.html
In memory of those lost in World War II The Home Interest Garden Club 1950
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26LE_herndon-a-summer-resort_Herndon-VA.html
Around the turn of the 19th century, Herndon became a popular summer destination for those looking for a change of pace from Washington D.C. An hour ride by train provided a convenient option for visitors to enjoy the Virginia countryside in Hernd…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26LD_this-is-w-od-trail-herndon_Herndon-VA.html
(front side, left panel) This is W&OD Trail: Herndon! The 100-ft wide W&OD has been called "the skinniest park" in Virginia. But it is also one of the longest parks, 45 miles of paved trail for walking, running, cycling and skating and more. B…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26LC_herndon-town-square_Herndon-VA.html
Lynn Street and Station Street developed in the mid-19th century as Herndon's center of activity and commerce. Proximity to the railroad depot and daily visitor, farmer, resident, and commuter traffic made this area convenient for business. At the…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26JL_mosbys-raid_Herndon-VA.html
On March 17, 1863, "The Grey Ghost," Captain John Singleton Mosby, and his band of Confederate Rangers of the 43rd Battalion, Virginia Cavalry, conducted a surprise daytime attack near Herndon's railroad station. Mosby's Rangers captured Union sol…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25R5_fulmer-brill-house_Clifton-VA.html
Owned by just two families before its first restoration in 2002 this house was built by J .M. Fulmer just one year after finishing a larger home on Chapel Street next to the Clifton Baptist Church. The Spring House in the front yard once provided …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25R4_the-fairfax-herald_Clifton-VA.html
"Mr. J.M. Fulmer was unfortunate enough to lose one of his horses, Saturday night. He had been plowing during the day and it is supposed that the horse drank too much water while warm." This walking plow lay intact in the weeds behind…
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