Occoquan in Prince William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Town of Occoquan
Occoquan, a strategic point on the river, saw skirmishes during the Civil War. Gen. Wade Hampton headquartered here in 1862 at the Hammill Hotel. The building still stands at the corner of Union and Commerce Streets.
Erected 1989 by Prince William County Historical Commission. (Marker Number 31.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Virginia, Prince William County Historical Commission series list.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Occoquan VA 22125, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Occoquan Wharves (a few steps from this marker); 1804 Occoquan Town Plat (within shouting distance of this marker); Lest We Forget (within shouting distance of this marker); Ogle Harris’ Store (within shouting distance of this marker); 1804 Boundary Stone (within shouting distance of this marker); Ebenezer Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Mill Street (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Hammill Hotel (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Occoquan.
Also see . . .
1. Occoquan Town History. (Submitted on February 18, 2006.)
2. Town Web Site. (Submitted on February 18, 2006.)
3. Inventory - Nomination Form. The completed National Register of Historic Places form describing the Occoquan Historic District. (Submitted on August 22, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
4. Historic Occoquan Self Guided Walking Tour (Submitted on September 21, 2019.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 24, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 18, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,904 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 18, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 3. submitted on September 21, 2019. 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 6, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.