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Purcellville in Loudoun County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Mahlon Taylor Springhouse

circa 1795

 

— Historic Structure, Purcellville Preservation Association —

 
Mahlon Taylor Springhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, October 31, 2020
1. Mahlon Taylor Springhouse Marker
Inscription.  
In memory of early settlers of the Loudoun Valley

This springhouse is reconstructed with stones of the original structure and written into history by John Jay Janney, who was raised here. He was the grandson of Mahlon Taylor, and the great grandson of Jacob Janney.
 
Erected 1998 by Purcellville Preservation Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 39° 8.155′ N, 77° 41.75′ W. Marker is in Purcellville, Virginia, in Loudoun County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street (Virginia Route 7) and Pickwick Drive, on the right when traveling west on East Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 17340 Pickwick Dr, Purcellville VA 20132, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mother of the Wright Brothers (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ambush at Purcellville (approx. half a mile away); Electric Trains on the W&OD (approx. 0.6 miles away); Attacked at Purcellville
The Mahlon Taylor Springhouse image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, October 31, 2020
2. The Mahlon Taylor Springhouse
(approx. 0.9 miles away); Tracks into History (approx. 0.9 miles away); Killed in Action Memorial (approx. one mile away); Loudoun County Emancipation Association Grounds (approx. one mile away); The Case Building (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Purcellville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 2, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 36 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 2, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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