McLean in Fairfax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 2010 by Fairfax County History Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Colonial Era • War of 1812 War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #04 James Madison, and the Virginia, Fairfax County History Commission series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1719.
Location. 38° 56.424′ N, 77° 10.573′ W. Marker is in McLean, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker is on Dolley Madison Blvd. (Virginia Route 123), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1235 Dolley Madison Blvd, Mc Lean VA 22101, 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. Benvenue (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); McLean (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Laughlin Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); McLean Volunteer Firehouse (approx. half a mile away); Langley Fork (approx. 1.2 miles away); William Watters (approx. 1.3 miles away); William Whann Mackall (approx. 1.4 miles away); Who Was Claude Moore? (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in McLean.
More about this marker. The marker is located on public land next to the Salona property, right around the corner from the intersection of Buchanan Street and Rt. 123. The private residence is currently obscured by trees.
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Also see . . .
1. Salona Preservation Efforts. Information on Fairfax County's preservation efforts, and background information on Salona. (Submitted on August 1, 2010, by Ronald J. Baumgarten, Jr. of McLean, Virginia.)
2. Camp Griffin. Additional information on Salona, Camp Griffin, and the Civil War camps around the McLean area. (Submitted on August 1, 2010, by Ronald J. Baumgarten, Jr. of McLean, Virginia.)
3. Letters from Camp Griffin. St. Mary's College in California has an on-line collection of letters from a private stationed at Camp Griffin. (Submitted on August 1, 2010, by Ronald J. Baumgarten, Jr. of McLean, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 31, 2010, by Ronald J. Baumgarten, Jr. of McLean, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,310 times since then and 158 times this year. Last updated on May 24, 2013, by Ronald J. Baumgarten, Jr. of McLean, Virginia. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 31, 2010, by Ronald J. Baumgarten, Jr. of McLean, Virginia. 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on November 1, 2010, by Ronald J. Baumgarten, Jr. of McLean, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.