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Near Leesburg in Loudoun County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Carriage House

 
 
Carriage House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 2, 2008
1. Carriage House Marker
Inscription. The carriage house was used for storage of house drawn carriages and other equipment. This building was constructed in the 1880s and was in use until the 1930s. After horse drawn carriages were no longer commonly used, the building was used as a storage area for farm equipment.
 
Erected 2008 by Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority.
 
Location. 39° 6.758′ N, 77° 30.607′ W. Marker is near Leesburg, Virginia, in Loudoun County. Marker is at the intersection of Edwards Ferry Road (County Route 773) and Red Rock Way, on the right when traveling west on Edwards Ferry Road. Touch for map. Located at the parking lot for the Red Rock Wilderness Overview Regional Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 43098 Edwards Ferry Road, Leesburg VA 20176, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Two-Chambered Granary (within shouting distance of this marker); Well House (within shouting distance of this marker); Red Rock Wilderness Overlook Regional Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Ice House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ballís Bluff Masked Battery
Marker Seen from the Parking Lot image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 2, 2008
2. Marker Seen from the Parking Lot
Behind the marker are the remains of the carriage house.
(approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Ballís 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 background of the marker is a drawing of the carriage house by Karen Milnes.
 
Categories. Agriculture
 
 
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 1,186 times since then and 79 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 20, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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