Alexandria, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Green & Brother Furniture
Location. 38° 48.186′ N, 77° 2.562′ W. Marker is in Alexandria, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of South Fairfax Street and Prince Street, on the right when traveling north on South Fairfax Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 South Fairfax Street, Alexandria VA 22314, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Residence of General William Brown, M.D. (a few steps from this marker); Gazette House (within shouting distance of this marker); Home of Elisha Cullen Dick (within shouting distance of this marker); The Fairfax House 204 South Royal (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); George Johnston's Home (about 300 feet away); Home of Dr. James Craik (about 400 feet away); Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alexandria.
Also see . . . Extraordinary Alexandria -- Historical Overview. "On the southeast corner of S. Fairfax Street and Prince Street is the remaining shell of James Green's extensive furniture factory, completed in 1836. On the south wall, the metal initials 'J G' are used at the end of an interior supporting rod. During the Civil War, the huge, brick building served as a military prison." (Submitted on February 14, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 14, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 525 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on February 14, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 2. submitted on February 15, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 3, 4. submitted on February 14, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.