Arlington in Arlington County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected by Arlington County, Virginia.
Location. 38° 52.124′ N, 77° 4.26′ W. Marker is in Arlington, Virginia, in Arlington County. Marker is at the intersection of South Oak Street and Southgate Road, on the right when traveling north on South Oak Street. Touch for map. Marker is located at Foxcroft Heights Park. Marker is in this post office area: Arlington VA 22209, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Freedman’s Village Site of Arlington Chapel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Robert Edwin Peary (approx. 0.2 miles away); Matthew Alexander Henson (approx. 0.2 miles away); U.S. Coast Guard Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Peacemaker (approx. ¼ mile away); 96th Infantry Division, U.S. Army (approx. ¼ mile away); Indian Warriors and Their Brothers (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington.
Also see . . .
1. African American History in Arlington, Virginia. PDF Brochure includes information about Freedman's Village. (Submitted on March 20, 2008.)
2. Lost Village of Slaves Found. Blog post from the Civil War Librarian. (Submitted on April 27, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • African Americans • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 20, 2008. This page has been viewed 1,581 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 20, 2008. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.