Near Merrifield in Fairfax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Camp Russell A. Alger
Erected 1998 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number B 14.)
Location. 38° 51.954′ N, 77° 12.181′ W. Marker is near Merrifield, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker is on Arlington Boulevard (U.S. 50), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Falls Church VA 22042, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Luther P. Jackson High School (approx. 1.4 miles away); Tinner Hill (approx. 1.7 miles away); Tinner Hill Monument (approx. 1.7 miles away); Galloway Methodist Church (approx. 1.8 miles away); Henderson House (approx. 1.8 miles away); Rolling Roads (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Story of Big Chimneys (approx. 1.9 miles away); Big Chimneys (approx. 1.9 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Report on the Camp's Water Supply. From the New York Times, June 8, 1898.
2. Camp Abandoned. New York Times article from August 15, 1898.
3. Senator Russell Alexander Alger.
Categories. • War, Spanish-American •
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