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

Herndon Town Hall

 
 
Herndon Town Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), March 1, 2020
1. Herndon Town Hall Marker
Inscription.  The Town Hall was built in 1939 as a government-funded Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works project. It was Herndon's first official municipal building and has since provided important utility to the community. Many Town departments operated out of this building at different times over the course of fifty years. It also housed the Herndon Post Office until 1962. Located adjacent to the Herndon Depot within the center of Town. Herndon's Town Hall has become a landmark and symbol of the Town's sense of community.
 
Erected 2020 by Town of Herndon, Virginia.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkCommunicationsGovernment & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Virginia, Town of Herndon series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1939.
 
Location. 38° 58.185′ N, 77° 23.162′ W. Marker is in Herndon, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker is at the intersection of Elden Street (Virginia Route 606) and Station Street, on the right when traveling west on Elden
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Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Herndon VA 20170, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War II Memorial (here, next to this marker); Mosby's Raid (within shouting distance of this marker); Herndon Theatre (within shouting distance of this marker); Herndon Dairy Farming (within shouting distance of this marker); Herndon Station (within shouting distance of this marker); Tracks Into History (within shouting distance of this marker); Herndon Station Raid (within shouting distance of this marker); Herndon Fire Department (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Herndon.
 
Herndon Town Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), March 1, 2020
2. Herndon Town Hall Marker
The Town Hall is in the background.
Plaque on the building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), March 1, 2020
3. Plaque on the building
Federal
Emergency Administration
of
Public Works

Franklin D. Roosevelt
President of the United States
Harold L. Ickes
Administrator of Public Works

Municipal Building
1939
Plaque on the building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), March 1, 2020
4. Plaque on the building
Town of Herndon
Historic Structure

No. 16
1939
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 1, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 245 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 1, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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