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Ralston's Store

 
 
Ralston's Store Marker image. Click for full size.
March 15, 2008
1. Ralston's Store Marker
Inscription.
Built 1895
Old Town Fairfax

This vernacular, commercial building is a typical example of construction at the turn of the century.
 
Location. 38° 50.773′ N, 77° 18.362′ W. Marker is in Fairfax, Virginia. Marker is on Main Street (Virginia Route 236), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10412 Main Street, Fairfax VA 22030, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Nickell's Hardware (a few steps from this marker); Fairfax Hay & Grain Store (a few steps from this marker); Fairfax Herald & Print Shop (within shouting distance of this marker); Ford Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Monument to John Q. Marr (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Town Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); A Tribute to The Men of Fairfax County (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fairfax Court House (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Fairfax.
 
Regarding Ralston's Store. This structure is currently a business in the City of Fairfax Historic District.
 
Also see . . .
1. A Walking Tour of Old Town Fairfax, Virginia
Ralston's Store image. Click for full size.
March 15, 2008
2. Ralston's Store
Marker is to the left of front entrance.
. (Submitted on March 16, 2008.)
2. Historic Photograph of Ralston's Store. From the Historical Society of Fairfax City, Virginia. (Submitted on March 16, 2008.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
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