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Alexandria, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Fairfax House

1749 ▿ 1771

 
 
The Fairfax House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 2, 2014
1. The Fairfax House Marker
Inscription. This house was built and owned for twenty years by the Fairfaxes of Belvoir

Col. William Fairfax
1691 ▿▿▿ 1757
Col. George William Fairfax
1724 ▿▿▿ 1787

Patrons Instructors and friends of Washington, Members of the Virginia House of Burgesses, members of the King's council, trustees and co-founders of the city of Alexandria
This tablet erected by
The Alexandria Association
Alexandria Virginia.
———
1935

 
Erected 1935 by The Alexandria Association.
 
Location. 38° 48.2′ N, 77° 2.517′ W. Marker is in Alexandria, Virginia. Marker can be reached from Prince Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 207 Prince Street, Alexandria VA 22314, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Home of Elisha Cullen Dick (within shouting distance of this marker); 115 Prince Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Green & Brother Furniture (within shouting distance of this marker); Residence of General William Brown, M.D.
The Fairfax House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 2, 2014
2. The Fairfax House Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gazette House (about 400 feet away); Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary (about 400 feet away); Historic Alexandria (about 400 feet away); The Ramsay House (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alexandria.
 
Also see . . .
1. Fairfax-Moore House. (PDF) National Register Nomination Form, Virginia DHR. (Submitted on January 23, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 

2. The George William Fairfax House. 207 Prince Street was the home of Gay Montague Moore (Mrs. Charles B. Moore). Chapter 5 of her 1972 book Seaport in Virginia, tells its history. Project Gutenberg. (Submitted on January 23, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Colonial Era
 
The Fairfax House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 2, 2014
3. The Fairfax House Marker
Historic Alexandria Foundation
Early Buildings Survey
Reg. No. 30S207
The Fairfax-Moore-Montaque House image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 2, 2014
4. The Fairfax-Moore-Montaque House
Fairfax-Moore-Montague House, 207 Prince Street, Alexandria, Virginia image. Click for full size.
Frances Benjamin Johnston - Library of Congress, 1930s
5. Fairfax-Moore-Montague House, 207 Prince Street, Alexandria, Virginia
The Fairfax-Moore-<br>Montague House image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 2, 2014
6. The Fairfax-Moore-
Montague House
has been registered as a
Virginia
Historic
Landmark

Pursuant to the authority vested in the Virgina Board of Historic Resources
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 23, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 348 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 23, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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