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

Kidwell House

1890

 
 
Kidwell House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, November 15, 2017
1. Kidwell House Marker
Inscription.  Longtime Clifton residents, the A.J. Kidwell family resided here beginning in 1890 for nearly 60 years. The town blacksmith, Kidwell was a prominent citizen and member of the first Town Council in 1902. He operated a smithy located in the now vacant lot beside the First Baptist Church. Pieces of his handiwork remain in the area.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1890.
 
Location. 38° 46.767′ N, 77° 23.173′ W. Marker is in Clifton, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and School Street, on the left when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7158 Main Street, Clifton VA 20124, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Buckley House (a few steps from this marker); Huckbill (a few steps from this marker); Kincheloe House (a few steps from this marker); 7161 Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Harris House (within shouting distance of this marker); Clifton Primitive Baptist Church
Kidwell House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, November 15, 2017
2. Kidwell House Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Cross House (within shouting distance of this marker); Circa 1884 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clifton.
 
Kidwell House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, November 15, 2017
3. Kidwell House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 12, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 258 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 12, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Sep. 28, 2022