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

Elden House

 
 
Elden House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 22, 2018
1. Elden House Marker
Inscription.  The Coleman family, which included the Revolutionary War officer Col. John Coleman, built their home on this site around 1800. It was one of the earliest houses in the area. The Coleman's managed a 300-acre farm, a portion of which later became an orchard known as Eldenwood Fruit Farm. The house was demolished in the 1960s and only the family cemetery remains.
 
Erected by Town of Herndon, Virginia.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Virginia, Town of Herndon series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1800.
 
Location. 38° 58.112′ N, 77° 23.413′ W. Marker is in Herndon, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker is on Locust Street near Lilian Chase Lane, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 Lilian Chase Lane, 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. Ferenc Nagy (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Herndon's First Church (about 700 feet away); The Herndon School
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Herndon Theatre (approx. 0.2 miles away); Herndon Fortnightly Club (approx. ¼ mile away); Herndon Fire Department (approx. ¼ mile away); Herndon Town Hall (approx. ¼ mile away); World War II Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Herndon.
 
Elden House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 22, 2018
2. Elden House Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 19, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 22, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 271 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 22, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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