Arlington in Arlington County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
SW No. 9 Mile Marker
District of Columbia 1791
Falls Church Chapter, NSDAR
Dedication 1916 Rededication 1989
Erected 1989 by Falls Church Chapter, National Society of the Daughers of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks, and the Original Federal Boundary Stones marker series.
Location. 38° 52.977′ N, 77° 9.543′ W. Marker is in Arlington, Virginia, in Arlington County. Marker is at the intersection of North Van Buren Street and 18th Street North, on the left when traveling south on North Van Buren Street. Touch for map. The marker and boundary stone are in Benjamin Banneker Park. Marker is in this post office area: Arlington VA 22205, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. East Falls Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Presidential Visit to Falls Church, 1911 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pearson's Funeral Home (approx. 0.4 miles away); Brandymore Castle (approx. 0.4 miles away); East Falls Church Station (approx. 0.4 Dulin Methodist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Wren’s Tavern (approx. half a mile away); Turnpike Tollgate (approx. half a mile away).
Regarding SW No. 9 Mile Marker. This stone marked the boundary between Alexandria County District of Columbia and Fairfax County Virginia from 1791 to 1847. It marked the boundary between Alexandria (now Arlington) County and Fairfax County between 1847 and 1936. Since 1936 this has been on the boundary between Arlington County and the town of Falls Church.
Also see . . .
1. SW-9 Intermediate Boundary Stone (milestone) of the District of Columbia (pdf file). National Register Nomination Form, prepared by Lynne Gomez Graves. (Submitted on April 14, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
2. Benjamin Banneker and the Survey of the District of Columbia, 1791 (pdf file). Silvio Bedini, Columbia Historical Society, 1971. (Submitted on April 14, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
3. Federal Boundary Stone Southwest 9 (pdf file). City of Falls Church, 1999 (Submitted on April 15, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
Categories. • Man-Made Features •
Credits. This page was last revised on July 30, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 14, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 415 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on April 14, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.