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Fairfax, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Historic Fairfax Elementary School

 
 
Historic Fairfax Elementary School Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, October 14, 2006
1. Historic Fairfax Elementary School Marker
Inscription.
Built 1873
Old Town Fairfax

This is the oldest, two-story, brick public school house in Fairfax County. Bricks were made from a clay pit on the Farr property across Main St. The original portion of this structure, the rear, was build for then considered exorbitant cost of $2,750. The front was added in 1912.
 
Location. 38° 50.679′ N, 77° 18.03′ W. Marker is in Fairfax, Virginia. Marker is on Main Street (Virginia Route 236) west of Locust Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10209 Main Street, Fairfax VA 22030, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fairfax (here, next to this marker); Draper House (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Draper House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ratcliffe-Allison House (Earp’s) (approx. ¼ mile away); Pozer Garden (approx. ¼ mile away); Old Town Hall (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fairfax Herald & Print Shop (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fairfax Hay & Grain Store (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Fairfax.
 
Regarding Historic Fairfax Elementary School. The school is now the Fairfax Museum and Visitor Center. There is plenty
Fairfax Elementary School, Now the Fairfax Museum image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, October 14, 2006
2. Fairfax Elementary School, Now the Fairfax Museum
of parking on the premises and it has a left turn cut in the median for those traveling west on 236.
 
Also see . . .  Historic Fairfax City, Inc. (Submitted on October 15, 2006.)
 
Categories. EducationNotable Buildings
 
Another view of the Historic Fairfax Elementary School image. Click for full size.
March 15, 2008
3. Another view of the Historic Fairfax Elementary School
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,016 times since then and 6 times this year. Last updated on . Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   3. submitted on . This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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