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

First Court House of Fairfax County

 
 
First Court House of Fairfax County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 24, 2009
1. First Court House of Fairfax County Marker
Inscription.
From this spot N. 20° W. 220 ft.
stood the First Court House
of Fairfax County
Built in 1742
abandoned
because Indian hostilities
about 1752

 
Erected by Fairfax County Chapter, Daughters of the American Revoluition.
 
Location. 38° 54.998′ N, 77° 14.25′ W. Marker is in Vienna, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Courthouse Road (County Route 677) and Chain Bridge Road (Virginia Highway 123), on the right when traveling west on Old Courthouse Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Vienna VA 22182, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Freedom Hill Redoubt (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Great Falls Line (approx. 1.3 miles away); Civil War Action at Vienna (approx. 1˝ miles away); Electric Trains on the W&OD (approx. 1.6 miles away); On June 17, 1861 (approx. 1.6 miles away); Odrick’s Corner (approx. 1.7 miles away); Freeman Store and Museum (approx. 1.8 miles away); Vienna Centennial Park (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vienna.
 
Categories. Colonial EraGovernmentNative Americans
 
Marker with a View Down Old Courthouse Road image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 24, 2009
2. Marker with a View Down Old Courthouse Road
Marker with a View Down Chain Bridge Road image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 24, 2009
3. Marker with a View Down Chain Bridge Road
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 26, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,472 times since then and 72 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 26, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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