Arlington in Arlington County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1969 by Arlington County.
Location. 38° 52.95′ N, 77° 6.63′ W. Marker is in Arlington, Virginia, in Arlington County. Marker is at the intersection of North Fairfax Drive and North Stafford Street, on the right when traveling west on North Fairfax Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Arlington VA 22201, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Welburn Square (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ball's Crossroads (approx. 0.2 miles away); Peck Chevrolet (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lacey Car Barn Maury School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Buckingham (approx. half a mile away); Old Ball Family Burial Ground (approx. half a mile away); Mt. Olivet Methodist Church (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on Ballston. Good article on history of Ballston except there is no proof for the assertion that the Ball family who lived in this area were related to George Washington. That apocryphal lore is also found on a different nearby historical marker! (Submitted on June 4, 2012, by Kevin Vincent of Arlington, Virginia.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 4, 2012, by Kevin Vincent of Arlington, Virginia. This page has been viewed 759 times since then and 154 times this year. Last updated on February 28, 2014, by Bernard H. Berne of Arlington, Virginia. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 16, 2012, by Kevin Vincent of Arlington, Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.