Arlington in Arlington County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1969 by Arlington County Virginia. (Marker Number 23.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts or Castles • War, US Civil.
Location. 38° 52.483′ N, 77° 8.055′ W. Marker is in Arlington, Virginia, in Arlington County. Marker is at the intersection of North Wilson Boulevard and North Manchester Street, on the right when traveling east on North Wilson Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Arlington VA 22207, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tracks into History (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Great Falls Line Bluemont Junction (about 700 feet away); Rosslyn Station (about 800 feet away); Bluemont Junction, ca. 1934 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Reevesland (approx. 0.3 miles away); Southern-Shreve Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Mary Carlin House (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington.
1. Tree Plaques
After violence occurred during a protest against the planned removal of a statue of Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville, Arlington County officials in early 2018 removed the plaque from the bicentennial memorial stone that commemorates the Confederate soldiers that served on Upton Hill. See: Arlington Now Article
Arlington County's list of notable trees designates as being historically significant the commemorative red oak tree that the plaque had identified. No marker presently identifies the tree. See: Notable Tree List
— Submitted July 12, 2019, by Bernard H. Berne of Arlington, Virginia.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 18, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 27, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,432 times since then and 40 times this year. Last updated on September 21, 2013, by Kevin Vincent of Arlington, Virginia. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 27, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 5. submitted on September 6, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.