Centreville in Fairfax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
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Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1862.
Location. 38° 50.742′ N, 77° 25.416′ W. Marker is in Centreville, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker is at the intersection of Lawrence Mill Lane and Wharton Lane, on the right when traveling south on Lawrence Mill Lane. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Centreville VA 20120, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Centreville, Virginia (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Place on the High Ground (approx. ¼ mile away); Mount Gilead (approx. 0.3 miles away); Mount Gilead Historic Site (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. John's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. John's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Historic Centreville Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); Minnie Minter Carter Saunders (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Centreville.
Also see . . . Map of Centreville Fort Sites and Mount Gilead. Fairfax County Park Authority (Submitted on January 14, 2009.)
1. Chantilly Road Battery
This parcel contains well preserved remnants of a Civil War era battery or Bastion. It is also known as the West Fort. Future archaeological work may shed more light on its function. The fort is in an excellent state of preservation with minimal disturbance.
From the Historic Centreville Park Draft Master Plan, p. 20.
— Submitted January 14, 2009.
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