Clifton in Fairfax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Long distance telephone service reached Clifton in 1910, connecting the town to Washington, Alexandria, Fairfax and Loudoun counties. A central switchboard was installed in this house and operated by the Adams' daughter, Effie.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Communications • Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings • Women. A significant historical year for this entry is 1905.
Location. 38° 46.728′ N, 77° 23.214′ W. Marker is in Clifton, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker is on Chestnut Street, 0.1 miles west of Main Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12718 Chestnut St, Clifton VA 20124, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cross House (within shouting distance of this marker); Clifton Primitive Baptist Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Buckley House (about 300 feet away); Kidwell House (about 300 feet away); Huckbill (about 400 feet away); Harris House (about 7161 Main Street (about 400 feet away); Kincheloe House (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clifton.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 28, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 28, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 74 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 28, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.