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Woodbridge in Prince William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fairfax County / Prince William County

 
 
Fairfax County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin White, September 6, 2007
1. Fairfax County Marker
Inscription.
Fairfax County
Area 417 Square Miles
Formed in 1742 from Prince William and Loudoun, and named for Lord Fairfax, proprietor of the Northern Neck. Mount Vernon, George Washington’s home, is in this county.

Prince William County
Area 345 Square Miles
Formed in 1730 from Stafford and King George, and named for William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland, second son of King George II. The first and second battles of Manassas took place in this county.
 
Erected 1934 by Conservation and Development Commission. (Marker Number Z-144.)
 
Location. 38° 39.926′ N, 77° 14.635′ W. Marker is in Woodbridge, Virginia, in Prince William County. Marker is at the intersection of Jefferson Davis Highway (U.S. 1) and Annapolis Way, on the right when traveling south on Jefferson Davis Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Woodbridge VA 22191, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Early Land Patents (here, next to this marker); Occoquan (here, next to this marker); The First Courthouse of Prince William County (here, next to this marker); Colchester
Prince William County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin White, September 6, 2007
2. Prince William County Marker
(approx. half a mile away); Belmont Bay ~ End of the Water (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Beehive Brick Kiln (approx. 1.2 miles away); Women Suffrage Prisoners at Occoquan Workhouse (approx. 1.2 miles away); 1804 Occoquan Town Plat (approx. 1.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Woodbridge.
 
Categories. Notable EventsNotable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
Fairfax County / Prince William County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin White, September 6, 2007
3. Fairfax County / Prince William County Marker
There are four other markers here, The First Courthouse of Prince William County, Occoquan, Early Land Patents, and Jefferson Davis Highway.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 6, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,070 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 6, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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