Annandale in Fairfax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Little River Turnpike
Erected 1992 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number T-41.)
Location. 38° 49.848′ N, 77° 11.807′ W. Marker is in Annandale, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker is at the intersection of Annandale Road and Little River Turnpike (Virginia Route 236), on the left when traveling north on Annandale Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Annandale VA 22003, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Cannon (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Action At Annandale (approx. 0.6 miles away); Mosby Attacks Annandale (approx. 0.8 miles away); Priceís Ordinary Masonís Hill (approx. 1.9 miles away); Ravensworth (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named Ravensworth (approx. 2 miles away); Historic Green Spring (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Annandale.
More about this marker. Marker canít be seen from Little River Turnpike eastbound, and you would probably miss unless the traffic light turns red westbound.
Also see . . .
1. A Short History of Annandale, Virginia. 1985 article by Audrey B. Capone. (Submitted on April 26, 2008.)
2. Turnpikes of Virginia. “Little River Turnpike (Route 236 from Alexandria to Jermantown near the City of Fairfax, and then US 50 west to the Bull Run Mountains) is often credited with being the second turnpike in America.” (Submitted on April 27, 2008.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 26, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,967 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 26, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.