Arlington in Arlington County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1969 by Arlington County. (Marker Number 25.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Railroads & Streetcars • Roads & Vehicles.
Location. 38° 52.95′ N, 77° 6.63′ W. Marker is in Arlington, Virginia, in Arlington County. Marker is at the intersection of North Fairfax Drive and North Stafford Street, on the right when traveling west on North Fairfax Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Arlington VA 22201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking Welburn Square (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ball's Crossroads (approx. 0.2 miles away); Peck Chevrolet (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Blue Goose (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lacey Car Barn (approx. 0.3 miles away); Glebe Road & Ballston / Marymount University (approx. 0.3 miles away); Trolleys Come to Ballston / CIA Occupies the Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); Arlington County in 1921 / John M. Walton, Architect (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on Ballston. Good article on history of Ballston except there is no proof for the assertion that the Ball family who lived in this area were related to George Washington. That apocryphal lore is also found on a different nearby historical marker! (Submitted on June 4, 2012, by Kevin Vincent of Arlington, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 4, 2017. It was originally submitted on June 4, 2012, by Kevin Vincent of Arlington, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,162 times since then and 127 times this year. Last updated on February 28, 2014, by Bernard H. Berne of Arlington, Virginia. Photos: 1. submitted on October 3, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. 2, 3. submitted on June 16, 2012, by Kevin Vincent of Arlington, Virginia. 4. submitted on October 4, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. 5, 6, 7. submitted on June 16, 2012, by Kevin Vincent of Arlington, Virginia. 8. submitted on October 4, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.