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Clifton in Fairfax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Kincheloe House

1900

 
 
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By Allen C. Browne, November 15, 2017
1. Kincheloe House Marker
Inscription. Huckster George Kinchloe worked the area until the end of Prohibition. His wife "Aunt Inez" then opened the house to boarders. 5 buckets of beer were delivered every Friday night to the thirsty school teachers residing here. Later, the left front parlor was an unlicensed watering hole for discreet customers.
 
Location. 38° 46.778′ N, 77° 23.165′ W. Marker is in Clifton, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Virginia Route 645) and School Street, on the left when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7157 Main Street, Clifton VA 20124, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kidwell House (a few steps from this marker); Huckbill (within shouting distance of this marker); Harris House (within shouting distance of this marker); Circa 1884 (within shouting distance of this marker); Payne House (within shouting distance of this marker); Clifton Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Clifton Primitive Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Wine House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clifton.
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesNotable Buildings
 
Kincheloe House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 15, 2017
2. Kincheloe House Marker
Kincheloe House image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 15, 2017
3. Kincheloe House
“The Kincheloe family were early settlers of Northern Virginia who emigrated from Scotland to secure a land grant given to them by Lord Fairfax. The family cemetery is about a mile south of Clifton.” – Clifton Walking Tour Pamphlet.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 3, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 2, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 70 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 2, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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