Gainesville in Prince William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The Shirley Cemetery
Richard Shirley was a farmer and tavern keeper who owned approximately 400 acres of land near Gainesville on the Warrenton Turnpike, modern day Route 29.
Location. 38° 47.627′ N, 77° 36.554′ W. Marker is in Gainesville, Virginia, in Prince William County. Marker is on Linton Hall Road (County Route 619). Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gainesville VA 20155, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Macrae School (approx. half a mile away); Lee, Longstreet and Jackson Meeting (approx. 1.5 miles away); Campaign of Second Manassas (approx. 1.7 miles away); Bull Run Battlefields (approx. 1.7 miles away); Rock Fight (approx. 1.7 miles away); Second Battle of Manassas (approx. 1.7 miles away); Haymarket During the War (approx. 2 miles away); St. Paul's, Episcopal (approx. 2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Gainesville.
More about this marker. Cemetery and marker are in the Virginia Gateway shopping center.
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Notable Persons •
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