Quantico Marine Corps Base in Prince William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Acquisition of Quantico Marine Reservation
This marks the site
where in May 1917
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Assistant Secretary of the Navy
Major General Commandant George Barnett
cut the first tree symbolizing official
acquisition of the Marine Reservation
Location. 38° 31.311′ N, 77° 17.659′ W. Marker is in Quantico Marine Corps Base, Virginia, in Prince William County. Marker is at the intersection of Barnett Avenue and Labelle Street, on the right when traveling north on Barnett Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Quantico VA 22134, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Crusading for Right ( about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Waller Hill ( about 700 feet away); Kelly Hall ( approx. 0.2 miles away); Mann Hall ( approx. 0.2 miles away); Molly Marine ( approx. 0.3 miles away); H-3-7 Korea 1950 ( approx. 0.3 miles away); Jordan Hall ( approx. 0.4 miles away); Barber Fitness Center ( approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Quantico Marine Corps Base.
Categories. • 20th Century • Military • War, World I •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 22, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,283 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 22, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 16, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.