Alexandria, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Orange & Alexandria Roundhouse
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Man-Made Features • Railroads & Streetcars • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Orange and Alexandria Railroad series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1863.
Location. 38° 48.003′ N, 77° 2.67′ W. Marker is in Alexandria, Virginia. Marker can be reached from Wilkes Street east of South Royal Street, on the left when traveling east. The marker is on the south wall of the west entrance of the tunnel. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Alexandria VA 22314, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Alexandria Railroads (here, next to this marker); Wilkes Street Tunnel (here, next to this marker); First Presbyterian Church of Alexandria (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Saint Mary's Catholic ParishWilkes Street Tunnel (about 700 feet away); "For God and Country" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Alexandria Academy (approx. 0.2 miles away); Windmill Hill (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alexandria.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 27, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,211 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 27, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.