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

Clifton Hotel

 
 
Clifton Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 14, 2017
1. Clifton Hotel Marker
Inscription. Built by Harrison G. Otis. A popular resort hotel during the last quarter of the 19th century, offering health of the 19th century mineral water from its Paradise Spring and the finest in southern cuisine. Presidents Arthur, Grant, Hayes, Roosevelt, and other notables of the day from Washington, Philadelphia, and New York arrived via 17 daily trains to enjoy escape from the city.
 
Location. 38° 46.87′ N, 77° 23.251′ W. Marker is in Clifton, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Virginia Route 645) and Richards Lane, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7134 Main Street, Clifton VA 20124, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. “Pink” House (within shouting distance of this marker); Devereux Station (within shouting distance of this marker); Sangsterís Station (within shouting distance of this marker); Buckley Store (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Clifton Presbyterian Church (about 300 feet away); Weaver House (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Devereux Station (about 400 feet away); Quigg House (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clifton.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceMan-Made FeaturesNotable Buildings
 
Clifton Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 14, 2017
2. Clifton Hotel Marker
Clifton Hotel - Trummer's image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 14, 2017
3. Clifton Hotel - Trummer's
In 1985 when the National Register form was written for the Clifton Historic District it said of the old hotel that “The building has deteriorated and is in need of repair but is one of the most important elements of the district.” Today it is Trummerís Restaurant.
Trummer's on Main image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 15, 2017
4. Trummer's on Main
 
 
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 85 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. 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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