Near Fairfax in Fairfax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Monument to John Q. Marr
Erected 1904 by Marr Camp, CW.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. Marker has been permanently removed. It was located near 38° 50.771′ N, 77° 18.412′ W. Marker was near Fairfax, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker was at the intersection of Main Street (Virginia Route 236) and Chain Bridge Road (Virginia Route 123), on the left when traveling west on Main Street. It is in front of the old Fairfax County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Fairfax Court House (a few steps from this marker); Fairfax County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); A Tribute to The Men of Fairfax County (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Fairfax Jail (within shouting distance of this marker); Ralston's Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Joshua Gunnell House (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fairfax.
More about this marker. This marker was on the grounds of the old Fairfax County Courthouse, which is legally an exclave of Fairfax County, completely surrounded by the (independent) City of Fairfax.
Also see . . .
1. Skirmish at Fairfax Court House, June 1, 1861. (Submitted on October 15, 2006.)
2. John Quincy Marr. Wikipedia (Submitted on June 28, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
1. Monument removed.
This John Quincy Marr monument was removed on Nov. 5th and will be transferred to the Stuart Mosby Historical Society.
Source: Article about removal of monument.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 15, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 5,943 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 15, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on June 28, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 9. submitted on June 29, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.