Fairfax, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Old Town Fairfax
An example of venacular commercial architecture, a popular construction type at the turn of the century.
Location. 38° 50.772′ N, 77° 18.356′ W. Marker is in Fairfax, Virginia. Marker is on Main Street (Virginia Route 236), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10414 Main Street, Fairfax VA 22030, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ralston's Store (a few steps from this marker); Fairfax Hay & Grain Store (a few steps from this marker); Fairfax Herald & Print Shop (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Town Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Ford Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Whiteheads Mercantile & Post Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Monument to John Q. Marr (within shouting distance of this marker); A Tribute to The Men of Fairfax County (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fairfax.
Regarding Nickell's Hardware. This structure is currently a business in the City of Fairfax Historic District.
Also see . . . A Walking Tour of Old Town Fairfax, Virginia. (Submitted on March 16, 2008.)
Categories. • Notable Buildings •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 16, 2008. This page has been viewed 1,572 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 16, 2008. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.