Fairfax in Fairfax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
World War II POW Camp Site
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, World II. A significant historical date for this entry is November 16, 1945.
Location. 38° 51.172′ N, 77° 20.354′ W. Marker is in Fairfax, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Gov’t Center Parkway and Ridge Top Road. Across from parking entrance to new apartments & retail on Ridge Top Rd. & Gov’t Center Pkwy. Behind the storage facility. (Short walkway is between Government Center Pkwy, Ridge Top Rd, Lee Hwy, & Waples Mill Road.). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fairfax VA 22030, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Manassas Gap Railroad (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bull Run Battlefields Richard Ratcliffe's Mount Vineyard Plantation (approx. 1.2 miles away); Old Fairfax High School (approx. 1.3 miles away); a different marker also named Manassas Gap Railroad (approx. 1.4 miles away); Ratcliffe Cemetery (approx. 1.4 miles away); Arlington-Fairfax Electric Railway (approx. 1˝ miles away); Confederate Dead (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fairfax.
Also see . . . Tracing POWs in Fairfax. (Submitted on January 8, 2019, by Michael Lyons of Centreville, Virginia.)
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