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White Post in Clarke County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Greenway Court

 
 
Greenway Court Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, March 29, 2009
1. Greenway Court Marker
Inscription.
Greenway Court
Has Been designated a
National
Historic Landmark
This site possesses National Significance
in Commemorating the History of the
United States of America
1980
Heritage Conservation and Recreation Service
United States Department of Interior

 
Erected 1980 by Heritage Conservation and Recreation Service.
 
Location. 39° 2.658′ N, 78° 7.152′ W. Marker is in White Post, Virginia, in Clarke County. Marker can be reached from White Post Road (Virginia Route 658) 0.7 miles from Carters Line Road (Virginia Route 627), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is 1.2 miles south of White Post. Marker is in this post office area: White Post VA 22663, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 1750 A.D. (approx. 1.2 miles away); White Post (approx. 1.4 miles away); Double Tollgate Fight (approx. 1.5 miles away); Double Tollgate (approx. 1.5 miles away); Clark County / Frederick County (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named Greenway Court
The Land Office image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, March 29, 2009
2. The Land Office
The land office is all that remains of Lord Fairfax' Greenway Court.
(approx. 3.3 miles away); Blandy Experimental Farm (approx. 3.5 miles away); a different marker also named Clark County / Frederick County (approx. 3.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in White Post.
 
Also see . . .
1. Greenway Court, Virginia. Wikipedia (Submitted on November 16, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 

2. A Place So Sacred (pdf file). A plea to help preserve Greenway Court. Preservation of Historic Winchester, Inc. (Submitted on November 16, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 

3. Greenway Court (pdf file). National Register of Historic Places (Submitted on November 17, 2013.) 
 
Categories. Colonial Era
 
Kennerly House image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, March 29, 2009
3. Kennerly House
This house that occupies the site of Greenway court was built by Rev. Mr. Thomas Kennerly in 1828.
Lord Fairfax image. Click for full size.
Wikipedia
4. Lord Fairfax
Greenway Court was the home of Thomas the 6th Lord Fairfax, Baron Cameron, proprietor of the Northern Neck of Virginia. Fairfax moved to this backwoods location in 1761.
Greenway Court image. Click for full size.
By Magazine of American History, 1893
5. Greenway Court
Fairfax built this lodge at Greenway Court as a Steward's House but he never built the projected mansion and lived here instead.
George Washington, Surveyor image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 5, 2011
6. George Washington, Surveyor
In his youth George Washington was a surveyor on the Fairfax property, often staying at Greenway Court.
Photo of diorama at Mt. Vernon.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 337 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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