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Dumfries in Prince William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Carey M. Perkinson

 
 
Carey M. Perkinson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., April 21, 2008
1. Carey M. Perkinson Marker
Inscription.
This building is dedicated to
Carey M. Perkinson
for his years of service
to the
Dumfries-Triangle Vol. Fire Dept.
& Auxiliary
and the
Dumfries-Triangle Rescue Squad
August 1993

 
Erected 1993.
 
Location. 38° 37.56′ N, 77° 20.875′ W. Marker is in Dumfries, Virginia, in Prince William County. Marker is on Spring Branch Boulevard near Holleyside Drive, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15219 Holleyside Dr, Dumfries VA 22025, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Montclair Veterans Flagpole (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); “Camp Fisher” Civil War Campsite (approx. 0.3 miles away); Minnieville (approx. ¾ mile away); Alexander Henderson (approx. 1.2 miles away); Bel Air Plantation (approx. 1.3 miles away); a different marker also named “Camp Fisher” Civil War Campsite (approx. 1.6 miles away); Troop Movements and Camp (approx. 1.8 miles away); Benita Fitzgerald Drive (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dumfries.
 
Regarding Carey M. Perkinson.
Carey M. Perkinson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., April 21, 2008
2. Carey M. Perkinson Marker
Marker is just to the left of the door.
Carey Milton Perkinson was born on May 16, 1914. He was a Marine Corps Sargeant during World War II. He was actively involved after the war in the rescue squad of the Volunteer Fire Department of Dumfries-Triangle, Virginia. He was a charter member and Vice-President of the Dumfries-Triangle Rescue Squad in February, 1959. He passed away on May 24, 2003 and he and his wife Eula Evans Perkinson are buried in Quantico National Cemetery (Section 18, Site 893).
 
Categories. Charity & Public Work
 
Dumfries-Triangle Fire & Rescue Station image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., April 21, 2008
3. Dumfries-Triangle Fire & Rescue Station
Marker is on the other side of the building.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 27, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 995 times since then and 33 times this year. Last updated on July 26, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 27, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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