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Gainesville in Prince William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Buckland Mill

 
 
The Buckland Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bradley Owen, October 13, 2018
1. The Buckland Mill Marker
Inscription.  This property is on the site of a Civil War cavalry battle that took place on October 19, 1863. It is protected in perpetuity by a conservation easement held by the Virginia Department of Historic Resources, acquired with the assistance of a grant from the Land & Water Conservation Fund, administered by the National Park Services American Battlefield Protection Program.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureWar, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is October 19, 1863.
 
Location. 38° 46.904′ N, 77° 40.461′ W. Marker is in Gainesville, Virginia, in Prince William County. Marker is on Buckland Mill Road (County Route 684) 0.1 miles north of Lee Highway (U.S. 29), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gainesville VA 20155, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Buckland (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battle of Buckland Mills (approx. half a mile away); Buckland Mills Battle (approx. half a mile away); Aldo Leopold (approx. 2 miles away); On Hallowed Ground
Buckland Mill image. Click for full size.
By Bradley Owen, October 13, 2018
2. Buckland Mill
The present building, erected on earlier foundations around 1900, is believed to be the third mill built on this site.
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(approx. 2.1 miles away); Second Battle of Manassas (approx. 2.2 miles away); Campaign of Second Manassas (approx. 2.2 miles away); Bull Run Battlefields (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gainesville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 6, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 6, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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