Fairfax, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
— Old Town Fairfax —
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Animals • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Virginia, Old Town Fairfax series list. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1863.
Location. 38° 50.837′ N, 77° 18.384′ W. Marker is in Fairfax, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Chain Bridge Road (Virginia Route 123) and North Street, on the right when traveling south on Chain Bridge Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3950 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax VA 22030, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Efe Quality House (within shouting distance of this marker); Ford Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Ralston's Store (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Nickell's Hardware Fairfax Hay & Grain Store (about 400 feet away); Fairfax Court House (about 500 feet away); Fairfax County Memorial To Those Who Died In Service To Our Country (about 500 feet away); Old Fairfax Jail (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fairfax.
Regarding Moore House. This was later R. Walton Moore's home, congressman and counselor of the State Department under Franklin D. Roosevelt who was entertained here. (President William Howard Taft attended a garden party here sometime after his presidency.)
Also see . . . Robert Walton Moore. Biographical Directory of the United States Congress (Submitted on March 15, 2008.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 19, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 15, 2008. This page has been viewed 2,340 times since then and 146 times this year. Last updated on March 19, 2021. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 15, 2008. 3, 4. submitted on December 4, 2020, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.