“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
McLean in Fairfax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)


Chesterbrook Marker image. Click for full size.
December 27, 2016
1. Chesterbrook Marker
Inscription. Lincolnville, a farming community that developed along Kirby Road after the Civil War, was renamed Chesterbrook ca. 1897. The "First Colored Baptist Church of Fairfax County" was founded ca. 1866 by Reverend Cyrus Carter. The one-room Chesterbrook School opened in 1906 on present-day Linway Terrace. The school moved to Kirby Road in 1926. Chesterbrook Methodist Episcopal Church, South, formed in 1906, worshipped in the schoolhouse, then relocated to Kirby Road in 1921. Classes for the Chesterbrook Colored School were held in the Odd Fellows Lodge adjacent to the general store, which the Stalcup family operated for many years.
Erected 2015 by The Fairfax County History Commission.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Virginia, Fairfax County History Commission marker series.
Location. 38° 55.188′ N, 77° 9.301′ W. Marker is in McLean, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker is at the intersection of Kirby Road (Virginia Route 695) and Park Road, on the right when traveling north on Kirby Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mc Lean VA 22101, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Watters (approx. half a mile away);
Chesterbrook Marker image. Click for full size.
December 27, 2016
2. Chesterbrook Marker
Original Federal Boundary Stone NW 1 (approx. 1.1 miles away); John Saegmuller House (approx. 1.2 miles away); Little Falls Road (approx. 1.3 miles away); George Nicholas Saegmuller (approx. 1.3 miles away); Minor's Hill (approx. 1.3 miles away); Walker Chapel (approx. 1.4 miles away); McLean (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in McLean.
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