Lorton in Fairfax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1934 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number E-72.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion • Colonial Era.
Location. 38° 42.545′ N, 77° 11.591′ W. Marker is in Lorton, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker is at the intersection of Richmond Highway (U.S. 1) and Telegraph Road and Old Colchester Road (County Route 611), on the left when traveling south on Richmond Highway. County Route 611 changes name at this intersection from Telegraph Road to Old Colchester Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9301 Richmond Highway, Lorton VA 22079, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other Old Telegraph Line (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Pohick Church (here, next to this marker); The Herris Stone (within shouting distance of this marker); Wagener (within shouting distance of this marker); The Washingtons at Pohick Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Brown, M.D. (about 400 feet away); Noman Monroe Cole, Jr. (approx. 0.9 miles away); Lorton Station (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lorton.
Also see . . .
1. History of Pohick Church. From the church's website. (Submitted on March 25, 2006.)
2. The History of Truro Parish in Virginia. By Rev. Philip Slaughter, D.D. Edited with notes and addenda by Rev. Edward L. Goodwin Historiographer of the Diocese of Virginia Published by George W. Jacobs & Company, Publishers, Philadelphia, 1907. (Submitted on March 25, 2006.)
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