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

Herndon Town Square

 
 
Herndon Town Square Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, April 2, 2018
1. Herndon Town Square Marker
Inscription. Lynn Street and Station Street developed in the mid-19th century as Herndon's center of activity and commerce. Proximity to the railroad depot and daily visitor, farmer, resident, and commuter traffic made this area convenient for business. At the height of railroad service, businesses included a hotel, clothing store, hardware store, pharmacy, bank, shoe shop, barber shop, jewelry store, grocery store, telephone switchboard, and a livery.
 
Erected by Town of Herndon.
 
Location. 38° 58.205′ N, 77° 23.101′ W. Marker is in Herndon, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker is at the intersection of Lynn Street and Nachman Way, on the right when traveling north on Lynn Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 712 Lynn Street, Herndon VA 20170, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mosby's Raid (within shouting distance of this marker); The Rail Strike of 1916 (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of Those Lost in World War II (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mosby’s Herndon Station Raid (about 300 feet away); Herndon Station
Herndon Town Square Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, April 2, 2018
2. Herndon Town Square Marker
(about 300 feet away); Tracks Into History (about 300 feet away); This is W&OD Trail: Herndon! (about 400 feet away); Acetylene Gas Generating Station (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Herndon.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceRailroads & Streetcars
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 4, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 2, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 2, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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