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Near Leesburg in Loudoun County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Carriage House

 
 
Carriage House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 26, 2012
1. Carriage House Marker
Inscription. The Carriage House, built in 1903 during the Eustis period, illustrates the era when the horse drawn carriage was the primary mode of transportation. Today, the Carriage House is the Oatlands Museum Gift Shop and Visitor center.

The Chauffeur's House, also built during the Eustis period, reflects the change in transportation from horse to auto. The house saw service as an administrative building.
 
Location. 39° 2.525′ N, 77° 37.134′ W. Marker is near Leesburg, Virginia, in Loudoun County. Marker is on Oatlands Plantation Lane, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located at the parking lot for Oatlands Plantation. Marker is in this post office area: Leesburg VA 20175, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Oatlands (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Oatlands (approx. 0.3 miles away); Saving the Declaration of Independence / The War of 1812 (approx. 3.5 miles away); America's Oldest Agriculture College (approx. 4.2 miles away); Battle of Aldie (approx. 4.2 miles away); Snickersville Turnpike
The Carriage House image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 26, 2012
2. The Carriage House
(approx. 4.5 miles away); Mother of Stonewall Jackson (approx. 4.6 miles away); President Monroe’s Home (approx. 4.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Leesburg.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 218 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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