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Herndon in Fairfax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)

Chestnut Grove Cemetery Association

Chestnut Grove Cemetery Association Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 27, 2021
1. Chestnut Grove Cemetery Association Marker
The Town of Herndon commemorates the Chestnut Grove Cemetery Association, incorporated January 18, 1954, as volunteer trustees to provide for the operation, maintenance, and perpetual care of the Chestnut Grove Cemetery. Throughout the forty-three years the Chestnut Grove Cemetery Association operated, the trustees gave selflessly of their time, talents, and resources to ensure the cemetery was operated professionally and that all were treated with compassion and respect.

The Town of Herndon commemorates those who served as a Chestnut Grove Cemetery Association Trustee at the time of its gift to the citizens of the town.

Chestnut Grove Cemetery Association Board of Trustees
Thom F. Hanes, President • J. Berkley Green, Vice President • Ruth M. Updike, Secretary-Treasurer • Frederic P. Hubert • J. Leroy Jackson • Ellen C. Kephart • W. Michael Kephart • Howard Benchmin Peck

Town of Herndon 1996-1998 Town Council
Thomas Davis Rust, Mayor • Carol A. Bruce • John M. De Noyer • Ricahrd F. Downer • Dennis D. Husch • Richard C. Thoesen • William B. Tirrell, Sr.
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Erected 1998 by Town of Herndon, Virginia.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesCharity & Public Work. A significant historical date for this entry is January 18, 1954.
Location. 38° 59.075′ N, 77° 22.706′ W. Marker is in Herndon, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker can be reached from Dranesville Road (Virginia Route 228) 0.1 miles south of Bennett Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Herndon VA 20170, 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. Chestnut Grove Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Payne House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hawkins-Martz-Carroll House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Washington & Old Dominion Railroad Regional Park (approx. one mile away); Herndon's Pine Street (approx. one mile away); The Big Fire (approx. one mile away); 100th Infantry Battalion, 442nd Regimental Combat Team, Military Intelligence Service (approx. one mile away); Acetylene Gas Generating Station (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Herndon.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 27, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 139 times since then and 8 times this year. Last updated on November 27, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photo   1. submitted on November 27, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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