“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Hamilton, Virginia

Clickable Map of Loudoun County, Virginia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Loudoun County, VA (343) Clarke County, VA (75) Fairfax County, VA (708) Fauquier County, VA (119) Prince William County, VA (658) Frederick County, MD (553) Montgomery County, MD (736) Washington County, MD (871) Jefferson County, WV (348)  LoudounCounty(343) Loudoun County (343)  ClarkeCounty(75) Clarke County (75)  FairfaxCounty(708) Fairfax County (708)  FauquierCounty(119) Fauquier County (119)  PrinceWilliamCounty(658) Prince William County (658)  FrederickCountyMaryland(553) Frederick County (553)  MontgomeryCounty(736) Montgomery County (736)  WashingtonCounty(871) Washington County (871)  JeffersonCountyWest Virginia(348) Jefferson County (348)
Leesburg is the county seat for Loudoun County
Hamilton is in Loudoun County
      Loudoun County (343)  
      Clarke County (75)  
      Fairfax County (708)  
      Fauquier County (119)  
      Prince William County (658)  
      Frederick County, Maryland (553)  
      Montgomery County, Maryland (736)  
      Washington County, Maryland (871)  
      Jefferson County, West Virginia (348)  
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1 Virginia, Loudoun County, Hamilton — Diesel Trains on the W&OD
The Washington & Old Dominion Railroad switched from electric to diesel power during World War II. In 1941-42 the railroad bought its first three diesel-electric engines. Each General Electric engine had 380 horsepower and weighed 44 tons. Later . . . Map (db m214373) HM
2 Virginia, Loudoun County, Hamilton — Hamilton Station
One of the oldest on the line, Hamilton's train station dates from 1870. It was not in the original plan. When the Alexandria, Loudoun & Hampshire Railway (later the Washington & Old Dominion) was established in the 1840s, its owners intended to . . . Map (db m26961) HM
3 Virginia, Loudoun County, Hamilton — T-52 — Major General Ben H. Fuller
Maj. Gen. Ben H. Fuller was born in Michigan on 27 Feb. 1870. He was graduated from the U.S. Navy Academy in 1889 and was commissioned a second lieutenant in the Marine Corps in 1891. Fuller married Katherine H. Offley on 26 Oct. 1892, and they . . . Map (db m1194) HM
4 Virginia, Loudoun County, Hamilton — Tracks into HistoryThe Washington & Old Dominion Railroad
The railroad that became the Washington & Old Dominion was born in Alexandria in response to the competition in shipping posed by the port in Baltimore, which was served by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. The B&O was diverting farm produce from . . . Map (db m27066) HM
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Dec. 1, 2023