Leesburg in Loudoun County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Red Rock Wilderness Overlook Regional Park
The dimensions of the buildings here are far larger than typical buildings of the antebellum period in Loudoun County. It was Paxton's wealth from his success in the iron working business that allowed him to construct such large buildings.
Erected 2008 by Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 43098 Edwards Ferry Road, Leesburg VA 20176, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Well House (a few steps from this marker); Carriage House (within shouting distance of this marker); Two-Chambered Granary (within shouting distance of this marker); Ice House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ball’s Bluff Masked Battery (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Ball’s Bluff Masked Battery (approx. 0.9 miles away); Confederate Earthworks (approx. one mile away); Edwards Ferry (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Leesburg.
More about this marker. The right side of the marker displays a map of the ruins, indicating the location of the barn (now parking lot), well house, granary, carriage house, equipment shed, farmhouse, smoke house, and ice house, illustrated by Karen Milnes.
Regarding Red Rock Wilderness Overlook Regional Park. The marker serves as a trailhead for a 1.4 mile loop trail through the bluffs on the Virginia side of the Potomac River.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Markers in the Red Rock Overlook Park
Also see . . . Red Rock Wilderness Overlook Regional Park (Submitted on May 20, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 20, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 5,277 times since then and 267 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 20, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.