Centreville in Fairfax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Fairfax County / Prince William County
Prince William County Area 345 square miles. Formed in 1730 from Stafford and King George, and named for William Augustus, Duke or Cumberland, second son of King George II. The first and second battles of Manassas took place in this County.
Erected 1929 by the Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number Z-169.)
Location. 38° 49.549′ N, 77° 29.784′ W. Marker is in Centreville, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker is on Lee Highway (U.S. 29) west of Bull Run Post Office Road (County Route 609), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Centreville VA 20120, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Stone Bridge (here, next to this marker); Union Retreat (approx. 0.4 miles away); Strategic Crossing Stone Bridge (was approx. 0.4 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Farm Ford (approx. 0.7 miles away).
More about this marker. This marker was moved from its original location near the county line. The county line is about a mile west of this marker, at Bull Run (creek). The Stone Bridge marker is right next to this marker.
Also see . . .
1. Prince William County. (Submitted on June 30, 2006.)
2. History of Fairfax County, Virginia. (Submitted on June 30, 2006.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 14, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 30, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,430 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 30, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.