Lorton in Fairfax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1968 by Virginia Historic Landsmarks Commission. (Marker Number E-65.)
Location. 38° 41.254′ N, 77° 12.528′ W. Marker is in Lorton, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker is at the intersection of Gunston Road (Virginia Route 242) and Old Colchester Road, on the left when traveling east on Gunston Road. Touch for map. Marker is half a mile east of Richmond Highway (U.S. 1). Marker is in this post office area: Lorton VA 22079, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Indian Attack (here, next to this marker); Lewis Chapel / Cranford Memorial Methodist Church (here, next to this marker); Joseph W. Jordan (approx. 0.7 miles away); Noman Monroe Cole, Jr. Deputy Sheriff George A. Malcolm (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lorton.
More about this marker. This marker was originally erected at Richmond Highway (Route 1) at the intersection with Gunston Road. It was moved here when Route 1 was widened.
Also see . . .
1. Gunston Hall Plantation Website. (Submitted on March 26, 2006.)
2. A Brief History of Mason Neck. Mason Neck Citizens Association (Submitted on March 26, 2006.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Notable Buildings • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 26, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,742 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on March 26, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. 2. submitted on March 25, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. 3. submitted on March 26, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.