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

Draper House

Built c.1820

— Old Town Fairfax —

Draper House Marker image. Click for full size.
March 15, 2008
1. Draper House Marker
Inscription.  Built by Dr. Samuel Draper, this house probably served as his office and examining rooms. Many of the buildings adjoining the house were constructed as out-buildings.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Science & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the Virginia, Old Town Fairfax series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1820.
Location. 38° 50.748′ N, 77° 18.249′ W. Marker is in Fairfax, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Virginia Route 236) and East Street, on the right when traveling west on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10364 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. A different marker also named Draper House (here, next to this marker); Ratcliffe-Allison House (Earp’s) (within shouting distance of this marker); The Sauls House (within shouting distance of this marker); Victorian Square Addition (within shouting distance of this marker); Whiteheads Mercantile & Post Office (about 300 feet away,
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measured in a direct line); Old Town Hall (about 300 feet away); Pozer Garden (about 300 feet away); Fairfax Herald & Print Shop (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fairfax.
Regarding Draper House. This structure is currently a business in the City of Fairfax Historic District. Its Flemish bond brickwork, box-like appearance and large end chimneys are typical of Federal style architecture. Many of the structure's original out-buildings have been converted into shops.
Also see . . .  Draper House 1962. From the Historical Society of Fairfax City, Virginia. (Submitted on March 16, 2008.) 
Draper House image. Click for full size.
March 15, 2008
2. Draper House
Credits. This page was last revised on September 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 16, 2008. This page has been viewed 2,474 times since then and 172 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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