Near Fairfax Station in Fairfax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Selecman’s (Snyder’s) Ford
Erected 2010 by Prince William County Historical Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is December 1863.
Location. 38° 42.016′ N, 77° 17.194′ W. Marker is near Fairfax Station, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker can be reached from Van Thompson Road near Hampton Road (County Route 647). It is on the shore of the Occoquan Reservoir at Sandy Run Regional Park. There is no clear path to this marker; somewhat difficult trek by land, but easily seen from water. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10450 Van Thompson Road, Fairfax Station VA 22039, 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. A different marker also named Selecman’s (Snyder’s) Ford (approx. 0.7 miles away); Occoquan River Bridges (approx. 1.6 miles away); Historic Occoquan (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Dogue Indians (approx. 1.6 miles away); Town of Occoquan (approx. 1.7 miles away); Occoquan Workhouse (approx. 1.7 miles away); a different marker also named Historic Occoquan (approx. 1.7 miles away); Gearwheel Assembly (approx. 1.7 miles away).
More about this marker. The map coordinates are a guess.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 7, 2011, by B Horton of Fairfax Station, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,294 times since then and 41 times this year. Last updated on February 18, 2013. Photos: 1. submitted on March 21, 2011, by B Horton of Fairfax Station, Virginia. 2. submitted on March 3, 2011, by B Horton of Fairfax Station, Virginia. 3. submitted on February 18, 2013. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.