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Near Leesburg in Loudoun County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Carriage House

 
 
Carriage House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 2, 2008
1. Carriage House Marker
Inscription.  The carriage house was used for storage of house drawn carriages and other equipment. This building was constructed in the 1880s and was in use until the 1930s. After horse drawn carriages were no longer commonly used, the building was used as a storage area for farm equipment.
 
Erected 2008 by Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Agriculture. In addition, it is included in the NOVA Parks series list.
 
Location. 39° 6.758′ N, 77° 30.607′ W. Marker is near Leesburg, Virginia, in Loudoun County. Marker is at the intersection of Edwards Ferry Road (County Route 773) and Red Rock Way, on the right when traveling west on Edwards Ferry Road. Located at the parking lot for the Red Rock Wilderness Overview Regional Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 43098 Edwards Ferry Road, Leesburg VA 20176, 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. Two-Chambered Granary (within shouting distance of this marker); Well House (within shouting distance of
Marker Seen from the Parking Lot image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 2, 2008
2. Marker Seen from the Parking Lot
Behind the marker are the remains of the carriage house.
this marker); Red Rock Wilderness Overlook Regional Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Ice House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ball’s Bluff Masked Battery (approx. 0.9 miles away); Confederate Earthworks (approx. one mile away); Edwards Ferry (approx. 1.3 miles away); 18th Mississippi Infantry (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Leesburg.
 
More about this marker. The background of the marker is a drawing of the carriage house by Karen Milnes.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 20, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,366 times since then and 62 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 20, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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