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

Herndon Town Square

 
 
Herndon Town Square Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, April 2, 2018
1. Herndon Town Square Marker
Inscription.  Lynn Street and Station Street developed in the mid-19th century as Herndon's center of activity and commerce. Proximity to the railroad depot and daily visitor, farmer, resident, and commuter traffic made this area convenient for business. At the height of railroad service, businesses included a hotel, clothing store, hardware store, pharmacy, bank, shoe shop, barber shop, jewelry store, grocery store, telephone switchboard, and a livery.
 
Erected by Town of Herndon, Virginia.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRailroads & Streetcars.
 
Location. 38° 58.205′ N, 77° 23.101′ W. Marker is in Herndon, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker is at the intersection of Lynn Street and Nachman Way, on the right when traveling north on Lynn Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 712 Lynn Street, Herndon VA 20170, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Herndon Dairy Farming (within shouting distance of this marker); Mosby's Raid (within shouting distance of this
Herndon Town Square Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, April 2, 2018
2. Herndon Town Square Marker
marker); The Rail Strike of 1916 (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mosby’s Herndon Station Raid (about 300 feet away); Herndon Station (about 300 feet away); Tracks Into History (about 300 feet away); Herndon Town Hall (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Herndon.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 19, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 2, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 94 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 2, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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