Woodbridge in Prince William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Events Along Neabsco Creek
Erected 1976 by the Prince William County Historical Commission. (Marker Number 7.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Virginia, Prince William County Historical Commission marker series.
Location. Marker has been confirmed missing. It was likely located near 38° 36.637′ N, 77° 17.438′ W. Marker was in Woodbridge, Virginia, in Prince William County. Marker was on Jefferson Davis Highway (U.S. 1) north of Neabsco Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. It is just south of the Neabsco Creek bridge. Marker was in this post office area: Woodbridge VA 22191, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Neabsco Iron Works (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); “Leesylvania” Confederate Winter Camps (approx. 0.3 miles away); Rippon Lodge ~ Latrobe's View (approx. 0.7 miles away); Rippon Lodge ~ Neabsco Creek (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Woodbridge.
Also see . . .
1. Featherstone National Wildlife Refuge. This refuge, located at the confluence of Neabsco Creek and the Potomac River, is closed to the public. (Submitted on December 18, 2006.)
2. Photo - Site and remains of Tayloe's Iron Works. Tayloe’s Iron Works were along Neabsco Creek, the “furnace, foundry and mill” mentioned here on the marker. Somewhere nearby, there’s a marker for the Neabsco Iron Works. (Submitted on August 13, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Forts, Castles • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 18, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,181 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 18, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photo of Rose Peters grave • Photos of remains of fort, furnace, foundry, mill • Photo of cove at end of creek • Can you help?