Lorton in Fairfax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1934 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number E-72.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion • Colonial Era. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington, and the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1769.
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 HighwayTouch 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 markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Telegraph Line (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Pohick Church (here, next to this marker); The West Family of Alexandria (within shouting distance of this marker); Revolutionary War Patriots and War of 1812 Veterans (within shouting distance of this marker); Col. John Augustine Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); Peter Wagener, III (within shouting distance of this marker); The Herris Stone (within shouting distance of this marker); Wagener (within shouting distance of this marker). 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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