Alexandria in Fairfax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1991 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number E-94.)
Location. 38° 44.909′ N, 77° 4.965′ W. Marker is in Alexandria, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker is at the intersection of Fordson Road and Richmond Highway (U.S. 1), on the right when traveling west on Fordson Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Alexandria VA 22306, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hybla Valley Airport ( about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bethlehem Baptist Church ( approx. 0.3 miles away); US Route 1 Wall of Aviation ( approx. Huntley ( approx. 1.3 miles away); a different marker also named Huntley ( approx. 1.4 miles away); Beacon Field Airport ( approx. 1.5 miles away); Original Mount Vernon High School ( approx. 1.5 miles away); Mount Vernon Memorial Highway ( approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alexandria.
Also see . . .
1. Gum Springs Historical Society. (Submitted on April 16, 2007, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota.)
2. Gum Springs--The Legacy of West Ford. (Submitted on April 16, 2007, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota.)
Categories. • African Americans • Notable Persons • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 16, 2007, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 1,963 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 16, 2007, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.