Belle View near Alexandria in Fairfax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected by Fairfax County Park Authority.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Defenses of Washington series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1862.
Location. 38° 46.982′ N, 77° 3.958′ W. Marker is near Alexandria, Virginia, in Fairfax County. It is in Belle View. Marker can be reached from Fort Willard Circle. The marker is located at the Fort Willard Historical Site which is owned by the Fairfax County Park Authority. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6625 Fort Willard Circle, Alexandria VA 22307, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Fort Willard (here, next to this marker); Defenses of Washington (here, next to this marker); Belle Haven Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mount Eagle Mansion (approx. half a mile away); Parapet and Gun Platforms These Trees (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Defenses of Washington (approx. 0.7 miles away); Historic Jones Point (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alexandria.
More about this marker.
[Donor information on the plaque:]
the developers of Belle Haven
Gene and Helen Olmi, Sr.
Gene and Natalie Olmi, Jr.
Fairfax County Park Authority
Credits. This page was last revised on January 27, 2023. It was originally submitted on November 6, 2008. This page has been viewed 1,973 times since then and 66 times this year. Last updated on October 8, 2011. Photos: 1. submitted on August 9, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. 2. submitted on October 8, 2011. 3. submitted on August 9, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 6, 2008. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.