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

Clifton Hotel

 
 
Clifton Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, November 14, 2017
1. Clifton Hotel Marker
Inscription.  Built by Harrison G. Otis. A popular resort hotel during the last quarter of the 19th century, offering health of the 19th century mineral water from its Paradise Spring and the finest in southern cuisine. Presidents Arthur, Grant, Hayes, Roosevelt, and other notables of the day from Washington, Philadelphia, and New York arrived via 17 daily trains to enjoy escape from the city.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceNatural ResourcesWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #18 Ulysses S. Grant, the Former U.S. Presidents: #19 Rutherford B. Hayes, the Former U.S. Presidents: #21 Chester A. Arthur, and the Former U.S. Presidents: #26 Theodore Roosevelt series lists.
 
Location. 38° 46.87′ N, 77° 23.251′ W. Marker is in Clifton, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Virginia Route 645) and Richards Lane, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7134 Main Street, Clifton VA 20124, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. “Pink” House (within shouting distance of this marker); Barn (within shouting distance of this marker); Mathers House (within shouting distance of this marker); Sangster's Station (within shouting distance of this marker); Devereux Station (within shouting distance of this marker); Clifton Creek House (within shouting distance of this marker); Buckley Store (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Clifton Presbyterian Church (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clifton.
 
Clifton Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, November 14, 2017
2. Clifton Hotel Marker
Clifton Hotel - Trummer's image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, November 14, 2017
3. Clifton Hotel - Trummer's
In 1985 when the National Register form was written for the Clifton Historic District it said of the old hotel that “The building has deteriorated and is in need of repair but is one of the most important elements of the district.” Today it is Trummer’s Restaurant.
Trummer's on Main image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, November 15, 2017
4. Trummer's on Main
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 2, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 434 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 2, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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