Lorton in Fairfax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 2006 by The Fairfax County History Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Architecture • Colonial Era • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Virginia, Fairfax County History Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1727.
Location. 38° 43.458′ N, 77° 10.559′ W. Marker Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lorton VA 22079, 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. Mount Air Historic Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Telegraph Road (approx. 0.3 miles away); John J. Kingman Road Crossing (approx. 0.6 miles away); Newington (approx. 0.7 miles away); Facility 2298, Rail Bridge (approx. 1.2 miles away); Old Telegraph Line (approx. 1.3 miles away); a different marker also named Old Telegraph Line (approx. 1.4 miles away); Pohick Church (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lorton.
Also see . . .
1. Mount Air Historic Overlay District Design Guidelines. Fairfax County (Submitted on November 22, 2008.)
2. History of Mount Air Plantation. (Submitted on November 22, 2008.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 22, 2008. This page has been viewed 1,647 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 22, 2008. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.