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

First Court House of Fairfax County

 
 
First Court House of Fairfax County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, June 24, 2009
1. First Court House of Fairfax County Marker
Inscription.  
From this spot N. 20° W. 220 ft.
stood the First Court House
of Fairfax County
Built in 1742
abandoned
because Indian hostilities
about 1752

 
Erected by Fairfax County Chapter, Daughters of the American Revoluition.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraGovernment & PoliticsNative Americans. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1742.
 
Location. 38° 54.998′ N, 77° 14.25′ W. Marker is in Vienna, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Courthouse Road (County Route 677) and Chain Bridge Road (Virginia Highway 123), on the right when traveling west on Old Courthouse Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Vienna VA 22182, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Family Strength (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Union Spy of Color? (approx. 0.2 miles away); Freedom Hill is a Droplet in an Ocean of History
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(approx. ¼ mile away); Defending the Nation's Capital (approx. ¼ mile away); A Tent Design Inspired by Native Americans (approx. ¼ mile away); Outpost Life (approx. ¼ mile away); The Great Falls Line (approx. 1.3 miles away); Wedderburn Station (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vienna.
 
Marker with a View Down Old Courthouse Road image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, June 24, 2009
2. Marker with a View Down Old Courthouse Road
Marker with a View Down Chain Bridge Road image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, June 24, 2009
3. Marker with a View Down Chain Bridge Road
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 26, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,055 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 26, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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