Falls Church, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected by City of Falls Church.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Defenses of Washington, and the Virginia, City of Falls Church marker series.
Location. 38° 52.523′ N, 77° 9.474′ W. Marker is in Falls Church, Virginia. Marker is on North Roosevelt Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Located just before the entrance to Oakwood Cemetery, at a pull off for the Fort Taylor Park. Marker is in this post office area: Falls Church VA 22046, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Falls Church (here, next to this marker); Fairfax Chapel (within shouting distance Taylorís Tavern (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tallwood (about 700 feet away); Dulin Methodist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort Buffalo (approx. 0.4 miles away); Wrenís Tavern (approx. half a mile away); Turnpike Tollgate (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Falls Church.
More about this marker. The back side of the marker displays a Matthew Brady photograph of Taylor's Tavern as it looked in the Civil War.
Also see . . . Comparison of Brady Photo to the Landscape Today. (Submitted on October 8, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • Notable Buildings • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,209 times since then and 112 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.