Clifton in Fairfax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Wm. E. Beckwith House
Location. 38° 46.78′ N, 77° 23.27′ W. Marker is in Clifton, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker is on Chapel Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12752 Chapel Street, Clifton VA 20124, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Clifton Baptist Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Buckley Store (about 500 feet away); Clifton Presbyterian Church (about 500 feet away); Devereux Station (about 500 feet away); Sangster’s Station (about 500 feet away); Clifton Primitive Baptist Church (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Devereux Station (about 600 feet away); Ivakota Farm (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clifton.
Regarding Wm. E. Beckwith House. Wm. E. Beckwith owned 1,200 acres of land on Popes Head Creek. When he died in 1863 his will freed all sixteen of his slaves and gave them 200 acres of land
Categories. • Colonial Era • Notable Buildings • War, US Civil •
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