Clifton in Fairfax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1996 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number E-101.)
Location. 38° 46.854′ N, 77° 23.178′ W. Marker is in Clifton, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street / Clifton Road (County Route 645) and the railroad tracks, on the left on Main Street / Clifton Road. Touch for map. It is at the Caboose Plaza next to the red Norfolk-Western caboose. Marker is in this post office area: Clifton VA 20124, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Devereux Station Ivakota Farm (approx. 1.3 miles away); Union Mills Historic Site (approx. 2.4 miles away); Old Dominion Stone Company Millstone (approx. 3.2 miles away); Fairfax Station (approx. 3.2 miles away); a different marker also named Fairfax Station (approx. 3.3 miles away); Fairfax Nike Missile Site (approx. 3.3 miles away); Battle of Bull Run Bridge (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clifton.
Also see . . . A Brief History of Clifton, VA. 2002 article by Hillary Hodge. “Without traffic lights or a direct postal service, Clifton remains an enchanting relic of a time past. Functioning a few decades behind the rest of the world, Clifton’s façade is composed of houses that are almost all over one hundred and twenty years old. White picket fences line main street, rustic lanterns and barrels full of flowers adorn the small hub of town. Featuring a handful of shops—a general store, florist and antique collector—Clifton’s economy has not developed (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 27, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,459 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 27, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.