Near Leesburg in Loudoun County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The ice house was probably built sometime between 1876 and 1889. It remained in use until the mid-1930s and was restored by the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority in 1983.
Erected 2008 by Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority.
Location. 39° 6.758′ N, 77° 30.539′ W. Marker is near Leesburg, Virginia, in Loudoun County. Marker is at the intersection of Edwards Ferry Road (County Route 773) and Red Rock Way, on the right when traveling west on Edwards Ferry Road. Touch for map. Located at the parking lot for the Red Rock Wilderness Overview Regional Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 43098 Edwards Ferry Road, Leesburg VA 20176, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Carriage House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Red Rock Wilderness Overlook Regional Park (about 300 feet away); Well House Two-Chambered Granary (about 400 feet away); Ballís Bluff Masked Battery (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Ballís Bluff Masked Battery (approx. one mile away); Confederate Earthworks (approx. 1.1 miles away); Edwards Ferry (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Leesburg.
More about this marker. On the right side of the marker is a photograph of the ice house.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 20, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,345 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 20, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.