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

Fairfax Herald & Print Shop

Built 1900

— Old Town Fairfax —

 
 
Fairfax Herald & Print Shop Marker image. Click for full size.
March 15, 2008
1. Fairfax Herald & Print Shop Marker
Inscription.  The Fairfax Herald was established in 1882 by Capt. S. R. Donohoe, who, in 1904 moved it to this small, one-story frame structure. The Herald remained in operation until 1966.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Virginia, Old Town Fairfax series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1900.
 
Location. 38° 50.764′ N, 77° 18.322′ W. Marker is in Fairfax, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Virginia Route 236) and University Drive, on the right when traveling west on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10400 Main Street, Fairfax VA 22030, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Town Hall (a few steps from this marker); Whiteheads Mercantile & Post Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Fairfax Hay & Grain Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Victorian Square Addition (within shouting distance of this marker); Nickell's Hardware
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(within shouting distance of this marker); The Sauls House (within shouting distance of this marker); Ralston's Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Ratcliffe-Allison House (Earp’s) (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fairfax.
 
Regarding Fairfax Herald & Print Shop. A collection of the Herald's original printing equipment is now located at the Smithsonian.
 
Fairfax Herald & Print Shop Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), January 26, 2019
2. Fairfax Herald & Print Shop Marker
Fairfax Herald & Print Shop image. Click for full size.
March 15, 2008
3. Fairfax Herald & Print Shop
Marker is located beside the last shutter on the right side of the building.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 16, 2008. This page has been viewed 2,123 times since then and 38 times this year. Last updated on January 26, 2019. Photos:   1. submitted on March 16, 2008.   2. submitted on January 26, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   3. submitted on March 16, 2008. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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