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); The Pines (approx. 1.6 miles away); Tinner Hill (approx. 1.7 miles away); Tinner Hill Monument (approx. 1.7 miles away); Galloway Methodist Church Henderson House (approx. 1.8 miles away); Rolling Roads (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Story of 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. (Submitted on December 13, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Camp Abandoned. New York Times article from August 15, 1898. (Submitted on December 13, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
3. Senator Russell Alexander Alger. (Submitted on March 16, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Categories. • War, Spanish-American •
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