Fairfax, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 2007 by City of Fairfax, Historic Fairfax City, Inc.
Location. 38° 50.748′ N, 77° 18.249′ W. Marker is in Fairfax, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Virginia Route 236) and East Street, on the right when traveling west on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10364 Main Street, Fairfax VA 22030, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Draper House (here, next to this marker); Ratcliffe-Allison House (Earpís) (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Town Hall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pozer Garden (was about 300 feet away but has been Fairfax Herald & Print Shop (about 400 feet away); Fairfax Hay & Grain Store (about 500 feet away); Nickell's Hardware (about 500 feet away); Ralston's Store (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fairfax.
More about this marker. Curiously this, the second oldest building in Fairfax is graced with this historical marker. The oldest building in Fairfax, the Ratcliffe-Allison House located two doors down, is not.
Regarding Draper House. This structure is currently a business in the City of Fairfax Historic District. Its Flemish bond brickwork, box-like appearance and large end chimneys are typical of Federal style architecture. Many of the structure's original out-buildings have been converted into shops.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 8, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,846 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 8, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.