Near Annandale in Fairfax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1999 by Fairfax County History Commission.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Virginia, Fairfax County History Commission marker series.
Location. 38° 48.72′ N, 77° 11.17′ W. Marker is near Annandale, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker is at the intersection of Braddock Road (County Route 620) and Backlick Road (County Route 617), on the left when traveling east on Braddock Road. Touch for map. In front of the PNC Bank which has replaced the BP gas station in the photograph. Marker
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Springfield Station (approx. 1.1 miles away); Action At Annandale (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Cannon (approx. 1.4 miles away); Little River Turnpike (approx. 1.4 miles away); Historic Green Spring (approx. 1.6 miles away); Orange and Alexandria Railroad (approx. 1.8 miles away); Ravensworth (approx. 1.9 miles away); a different marker also named Ravensworth (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Annandale.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Notable Events • Roads & Vehicles •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 21, 2005, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 3,481 times since then and 100 times this year. Last updated on July 17, 2009. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 21, 2005, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Recent photo of location showing new background for this marker (the gas station is no longer there). • Can you help?