Fairfax, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Old Town Fairfax
An example of venacular commercial architecture, a popular construction type at the turn of the century.
Location. 38° 50.772′ N, 77° 18.356′ W. Marker is in Fairfax, Virginia. Marker is on Main Street (Virginia Route 236), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10414 Main Street, Fairfax VA 22030, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ralston's Store (a few steps from this marker); Fairfax Hay & Grain Store (a few steps from this marker); Fairfax Herald & Print Shop (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Town Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Ford Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Monument to John Q. Marr (within shouting distance of this marker); A Tribute to The Men of Fairfax County (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fairfax Court House (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fairfax.
Regarding Nickell's Hardware. This structure is currently a business in the City of Fairfax Historic District.
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 1,554 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 16, 2008. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.