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

Nickell's Hardware

Built 1895

 

— Old Town Fairfax —

 
Nickell's Hardware Marker image. Click for full size.
March 15, 2008
1. Nickell's Hardware Marker
Inscription.  An example of venacular commercial architecture, a popular construction type at the turn of the century.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Virginia, Old Town Fairfax series list.
 
Location. 38° 50.772′ N, 77° 18.356′ W. Marker is in Fairfax, Virginia. Marker is on Main Street (Virginia Route 236), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10414 Main Street, Fairfax VA 22030, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ralston's Store (a few steps from this marker); Fairfax Hay & Grain Store (a few steps from this marker); Fairfax Herald & Print Shop (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Town Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Ford Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Whiteheads Mercantile & Post Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Monument to John Q. Marr
Nickell's Hardware Store image. Click for full size.
March 15, 2008
2. Nickell's Hardware Store
Marker is on the left side of the left window.
(within shouting distance of this marker); A Tribute to The Men of Fairfax County (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fairfax.
 
Regarding Nickell's Hardware. This structure is currently a business in the City of Fairfax Historic District.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 16, 2008. This page has been viewed 1,640 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 16, 2008. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.
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