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

Payne House

c.1884

 
 
Payne House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 14, 2017
1. Payne House Marker
Inscription. Home of Melvin M. Payne, a housebuilder and lumber broker to the railroads. Payne’s bench mark, a split tree and cross, can be found ‘branded’ on the framing of many older Clifton area homes. It is also carved into the parlor mantel.
 
Location. 38° 46.808′ N, 77° 23.187′ W. Marker is in Clifton, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Virginia Route 645) and Chapel Road, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7151 Main Street, Clifton VA 20124, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Clifton Baptist Church (a few steps from this marker); Quigg House (within shouting distance of this marker); Weaver House (within shouting distance of this marker); Detwiler House (within shouting distance of this marker); Kincheloe House (within shouting distance of this marker); Buckley Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Woodyard House (within shouting distance of this marker); Devereux Station (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
 
Payne House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 14, 2017
2. Payne House Marker
Payne’s Bench Mark image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 14, 2017
3. Payne’s Bench Mark
Payne House image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 14, 2017
4. Payne House
Payne House<br>Circa<br>1884<br>Clifton Historic District image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 14, 2017
5. Payne House
Circa
1884
Clifton Historic District
Harrington<br>Autumn Welcome<br>Est. - 2017 image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 15, 2017
6. Harrington
Autumn Welcome
Est. - 2017
 
 
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 61 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. 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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