Falls Church, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected by City of Falls Church.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Defenses of Washington, and the Virginia, City of Falls Church marker series.
Location. 38° 52.523′ N, 77° 9.474′ W. Marker is in Falls Church, Virginia. Marker is on North Roosevelt Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located just before the entrance to Oakwood Cemetery, at a pull off for the Fort Taylor Park. Marker is in this post office area: Falls Church VA 22046, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Falls Church (here, next to this marker); Fairfax Chapel (within shouting distance Taylorís Tavern (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tallwood (about 700 feet away); Dulin Methodist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort Buffalo (approx. 0.4 miles away); Wrenís Tavern (approx. half a mile away); Turnpike Tollgate (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Falls Church.
More about this marker. The back side of the marker displays a Matthew Brady photograph of Taylor's Tavern as it looked in the Civil War.
Also see . . . Comparison of Brady Photo to the Landscape Today. (Submitted on October 8, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • Notable Buildings • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 8, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,402 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on October 8, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 2. submitted on November 18, 2016, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. 3, 4. submitted on October 8, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.