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Fairfax Station in Fairfax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

In this Church of St. Mary’s

August 31 – September 1, 1862

 
 
In this Church of St. Mary’s Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, November 14, 2017
1. In this Church of St. Mary’s Marker
Inscription.  
The founder of
American Red Cross
Clara H. Barton
nursed the wounded and dying
soldiers from the Second Battle
of Manassas and the
engagement near Chantilly

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkChurches & ReligionWar, US CivilWomen. A significant historical year for this entry is 1862.
 
Location. 38° 48.166′ N, 77° 19.597′ W. Marker is in Fairfax Station, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker can be reached from Fairfax Station Road west of Ox Road (Virginia Route 123), on the left when traveling west. Marker is by the front door of Ste Marie Chapel. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fairfax Station VA 22039, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Mary’s Catholic Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Skirmish at St. Mary’s (within shouting distance of this marker); Clara H. Barton (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Welcome to Fairfax Station (approx. ¼ mile away); Hogshead (approx.
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0.3 miles away); Fairfax Station (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Fairfax Station (approx. 0.3 miles away); Type C31 (Cupola) Caboose (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fairfax Station.
 
Also see . . .  St. Mary's Church, Fairfax Station. National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form. (Submitted on November 18, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
In this Church of St. Mary’s Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, November 14, 2017
2. In this Church of St. Mary’s Marker
and Virginia Historic Landmark plaque.<
In this Church of St. Mary’s Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, November 14, 2017
3. In this Church of St. Mary’s Marker
St. Mary's Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, November 14, 2017
4. St. Mary's Church
has been registered as a
Virginia
National
Landmark

pursuant to the authority vested in the Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission Act of 1966
Ste Marie Chapel image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, November 14, 2017
5. Ste Marie Chapel
Clara Barton image. Click for full size.
Library of Congress
6. Clara Barton
(Clarissa Harlow Barton)
Clara Barton at St. Mary's Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, January 7, 2018
7. Clara Barton at St. Mary's Church
Detail of painting on display at the Fairfax Station Railroad Museum.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 9, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 18, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 410 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 18, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   7. submitted on January 7, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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