Near Dumfries in Prince William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Neabsco Mills Ironworks
Erected 1994 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number G-18.)
Location. 38° 37.167′ N, 77° 17.912′ W. Marker is near Dumfries, Virginia, in Prince William County. Marker is on Southbound Rest Area (Interstate 95 at milepost 156), on the right. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dumfries VA 22026, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dumfries Rest Area (a few steps from this marker); Freedom High School Sundial Memorial Potomac Path (approx. 0.8 miles away); Confederate Winter Camps (approx. 0.9 miles away); Neabsco Iron Works (approx. 0.9 miles away); New School Baptist Church (approx. one mile away); Benita Fitzgerald Drive (approx. one mile away); The Old Potomac Path (approx. 1.1 miles away).
Regarding Neabsco Mills Ironworks. The Ironworks mentioned on this marker are also referenced in nearby markers, “Events Along Neabsco Creek”, “Leesylvania”, and “Neabsco Iron Works.”
Although no orignal structures remain, you can still see the old mill race (water channel) for the foundry and other evidence of the complex. Pictures 2 and 3 show a hole dug for a building’s foundation along Neabsco Creek.
Also see . . .
1. Neabsco Iron Works Geocache. For those of you who enjoy a good hike and have a GPS, this link will give you the coordinates of a two stage geocache located on the site of the Neabsco Iron Works. You may have to register with www.geocaching.com in order to view the information. (Submitted on August 17, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
2. Additional Pictures of Neabsco Iron works (Submitted on June 15, 2011, by Michael Veax of Fredericksburg, Virginia.)
3. Additional Information on Neabsco Iron Works. (Submitted on June 15, 2011, by Michael Veax of Fredericksburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Industry & Commerce • War of 1812 • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 16, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,710 times since then. Last updated on August 17, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. Photos: 1. submitted on August 16, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. 2. submitted on November 29, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 3, 4. submitted on August 16, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. 5. submitted on November 29, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.