Springfield in Fairfax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Orange and Alexandria Railroad
Erected 1995 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number BW-4.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Orange and Alexandria Railroad marker series.
Location. 38° 47.508′ N, 77° 12.354′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker is at the intersection of Accotink Park Road and Southern Drive on Accotink Park Road. Touch for map. From Backlick Road (County Route 617), take Highland Street west to Accotink Park Road on the right. Accotink Park Road jogs to the left (follow the signs to the
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Civilian Conservation Corps (approx. 0.4 miles away); Orange and Alexandria RR (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Orange And Alexandria Railroad Trestle (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Origins of Lake Accotink (approx. 0.7 miles away); Springfield Station (approx. 1.2 miles away); Ravensworth (approx. 1½ miles away); a different marker also named Ravensworth (approx. 1½ miles away); Price’s Ordinary (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
Also see . . .
1. The Orange and Alexandria Railroad. (Submitted on January 14, 2006.)
2. Lake Accotink Park. This PDF file discusses the Orange and Alexandria Railroad in relation to this area. (Submitted on December 22, 2005.)
Categories. • Railroads & Streetcars • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 26, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 4, 2005. This page has been viewed 2,923 times since then. Last updated on November 3, 2010. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 4, 2005. 4. submitted on December 18, 2005. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.