Falls Church, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Presidential Visit to Falls Church, 1911
"Ladies and gentlemen, we feel rather closely to you in Washington because in some way or other we feel as if you ought to be with us still, but Senator Martin and Representative Carlin have interfered and we have concluded to leave you with the Old Mother Virginia. We are on our way to Manassas. We were told that we should go through Falls Church, as it was a very pretty village... I thank you sincerely for coming out today. I appreciate very much your expression of Virginia hospitality."
The president sipped a glass of lemonade, and was presented
Location. 38° 53.132′ N, 77° 9.884′ W. Marker is in Falls Church, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of North Washington Street (U.S. 29) and East Jefferson Street, on the right when traveling north on North Washington Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 80 East Jefferson Street, Falls Church VA 22046, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pearson's Funeral Home (here, next to this marker); East Falls Church Station (approx. 0.2 miles away); East Falls Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Original Federal Boundary Stone, District of Columbia, Southwest 9 (approx. 0.4 miles away); City of Falls Church Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Columbia Baptist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Star Tavern (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Falls Church.
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