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Alexandria, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Braddock Road Mile "0"

 
 
Braddock Road Mile "0" Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, September 19, 2020
1. Braddock Road Mile "0" Marker
Inscription.  In honor of Dr. Walter Powell, Founder and President of the Braddock Road Preservation Association
 
Erected by The Rouleau Family.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkEducationRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Braddock’s Road and Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock series list.
 
Location. 38° 48.313′ N, 77° 2.535′ W. Marker is in Alexandria, Virginia. Marker is on North Fairfax Street just north of Ramsey Alley, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 121 N Fairfax St, Alexandria VA 22314, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Carlyle House Historic Park (here, next to this marker); The Braddock Campaign and Carlyle House (a few steps from this marker); Civil War and Restoration (within shouting distance of this marker); Bank of Alexandria (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Assembly Hall (within shouting distance of this
Braddock Road Mile "0" Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, September 19, 2020
2. Braddock Road Mile "0" Marker
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marker); The Garden — Past and Present (within shouting distance of this marker); Wise's Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Hall, Bank & Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alexandria.
 
<i>Historic</i> Carlyle House<br><i>Built</i> 1752<br>Gen. Braddock's Headquarters image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, December 6, 2009
3. Historic Carlyle House
Built 1752
Gen. Braddock's Headquarters
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 19, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 155 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 19, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   3. submitted on April 16, 2021, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.

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May. 16, 2022