Lorton in Fairfax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 2001 by Truro Parish, Pohick Church.
Location. 38° 42.538′ N, 77° 11.618′ W. Marker is in Lorton, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker can be reached from Richmond Highway (U.S. 1) near Telegraph Road and Old Colchester Road (County Route 611). Touch for map. County Route 611 changes name at this intersection from Telegraph Road to Old Colchester Road. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9301 Richmond Highway, Lorton VA 22079, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Herris Stone (here, next to this marker); Pohick Church (within shouting distance Old Telegraph Line (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Pohick Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Noman Monroe Cole, Jr. (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lorton.
More about this marker. Marker is on the grounds of Pohick Church, behind the church.
Regarding Wagener. The port town of Colchester on the Occoquan River a few miles from here was founded on Dr. Peter Wagener's land, and he was a Vestryman of Truro Parish.
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 25, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,920 times since then and 160 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 25, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.