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Fairfax, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fairfax Herald & Print Shop

 
 
Fairfax Herald & Print Shop Marker image. Click for full size.
March 15, 2008
1. Fairfax Herald & Print Shop Marker
Inscription.
Built 1900
Old Town Fairfax

The Fairfax Herald was established in 1882 by Capt. S.R. Donohoe, who, in 1904 moved it to this small, one-story frame structure. The Herald remained in operation until 1966.
 
Location. 38° 50.764′ N, 77° 18.322′ W. Marker is in Fairfax, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Virginia Route 236) and University Drive, on the right when traveling west on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10400 Main Street, Fairfax VA 22030, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Town Hall (a few steps from this marker); Fairfax Hay & Grain Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Nickell's Hardware (within shouting distance of this marker); Ralston's Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Ratcliffe-Allison House (Earpís) (within shouting distance of this marker); Pozer Garden (was about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line but has been reported missing. ); Draper House (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Draper House (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fairfax.
 
Regarding Fairfax Herald & Print Shop.
Fairfax Herald & Print Shop image. Click for full size.
March 15, 2008
2. Fairfax Herald & Print Shop
Marker is located beside the last shutter on the right side of the building.
A collection of the Herald's original printing equipment is now located at the Smithsonian.
 
Also see . . .  A Walking Tour of Old Town Fairfax, Virginia. (Submitted on March 16, 2008.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 16, 2008. This page has been viewed 1,777 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 16, 2008. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.
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