Fairfax, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Historic Fairfax Elementary School
Old Town Fairfax
This is the oldest, two-story, brick public school house in Fairfax County. Bricks were made from a clay pit on the Farr property across Main St. The original portion of this structure, the rear, was build for then considered exorbitant cost of $2,750. The front was added in 1912.
Location. 38° 50.679′ N, 77° 18.03′ W. Marker is in Fairfax, Virginia. Marker is on Main Street (Virginia Route 236) west of Locust Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10209 Main Street, Fairfax VA 22030, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fairfax (here, next to this marker); Draper House (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Draper House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ratcliffe-Allison House (Earp’s) (approx. ¼ mile away); Pozer Garden (approx. ¼ mile away but has been reported missing); Old Town Hall (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fairfax Herald & Print Shop (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fairfax Hay & Grain Store (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fairfax.
Regarding Historic Fairfax Elementary School. The school is now the Fairfax Museum
Also see . . . Historic Fairfax City, Inc. (Submitted on October 15, 2006.)
Categories. • Education • Notable Buildings •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 15, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,044 times since then and 34 times this year. Last updated on March 16, 2008. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 15, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. 3. submitted on March 16, 2008.