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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Haymarket, Virginia

 
Clickable Map of Prince William County, Virginia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Prince William County, VA (647) Fairfax County, VA (689) Fauquier County, VA (116) Loudoun County, VA (313) Manassas Ind. City, VA (70) Manassas Park Ind. City, VA (7) Stafford County, VA (202) Charles County, MD (149)  PrinceWilliamCounty(647) Prince William County (647)  FairfaxCounty(689) Fairfax County (689)  FauquierCounty(116) Fauquier County (116)  LoudounCounty(313) Loudoun County (313)  (70) Manassas (70)  (7) Manassas Park (7)  StaffordCounty(202) Stafford County (202)  CharlesCountyMaryland(149) Charles County (149)
Manassas is the county seat for Prince William County
Haymarket is in Prince William County
      Prince William County (647)  
ADJACENT TO PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY
      Fairfax County (689)  
      Fauquier County (116)  
      Loudoun County (313)  
      Manassas (70)  
      Manassas Park (7)  
      Stafford County (202)  
      Charles County, Maryland (149)  
 
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1Virginia (Prince William County), Haymarket — Aldo LeopoldLeopold's Preserve
"That land is a community is the basic concept of ecology, but that land is to be loved and respected is an extension of ethics." — Aldo Leopold
Considered by many as the father of wildlife . . . Map (db m164001) HM
2Virginia (Prince William County), Haymarket — Ambush at Ewell’s ChapelHis Men Quickly Scattered
Acting on good intelligence, Union Gen. George G. Meade ordered a trap set here for Maj. John Singleton Mosby and his band of partisan rangers on the morning of June 22, 1863. With a small detachment of the 17th Pennsylvania Cavalry exposed as bait, . . . Map (db m202904) HM
3Virginia (Prince William County), Haymarket — Antioch-McCrae African American SchoolLeopold's Preserve
The Antioch-McCrae School was a one-story brick veneered cinder block schoolhouse located in the northwestern portion of the property. The two-room school was one of 21 Prince William schools built for African American students. It was larger . . . Map (db m163992) HM
4Virginia (Prince William County), Haymarket — 65 — Colonial Roads
The town of Haymarket, chartered in 1799, owes its location to the junction of the Old Carolina Road and the north branch of the Dumfries Road at the site of the Red House. The Carolina Road developed from the Iroquois hunting path which was . . . Map (db m766) HM
5Virginia (Prince William County), Haymarket — Farm LifeLeopold's Preserve
In 1860, the majority of farms in Prince William County were producing corn, oats and wheat. It is likely that most of the Villages of Piedmont land used at this time was used as farmland with some timber lots. According to the 1850 U.S. . . . Map (db m163988) HM
6Virginia (Prince William County), Haymarket — Haymarket During the War“Pass Around Their Army Without Hindrance” — Gettysburg Campaign —
On June 25, 1863, Confederate Gen. J.E.B. Stuart and about 5,000 of his cavalrymen approached Haymarket. They acted on orders from commanding Gen. Robert E. Lee, who was on the western side of the Bull Run Mountains marching north to invade . . . Map (db m1551) HM
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7Virginia (Prince William County), Haymarket — Haymarket During the WarCivilian Hardships
Throughout the Civil War, Haymarket and its residents endured the consequences of occupying an important geographical location. Marching armies passed through the town during the First and Second Battles of Manassas, the engagement at . . . Map (db m119056) HM
8Virginia (Prince William County), Haymarket — Haymarket Post OfficeCirca - 1885
What we now call The Haymarket Post Office has served this community in many ways. The land was purchased by George A. Hulfish in 1883 and the structure was erected in 1885 with a recorded tax assessment of $350. It is believed that the . . . Map (db m69639) HM
9Virginia (Prince William County), Haymarket — In Memory of the Union Soldiers
In memory of the Union soldiers who died in St. Paul's Church while it was a hospital during the Civil War 1861 - 1865.Map (db m164004) HM WM
10Virginia (Prince William County), Haymarket — In This Area Are Buried
In this area are buried eighty unknown Confederate soldiers who died of wounds after the Battle of Manassas July 21 1861Map (db m164005) HM WM
11Virginia (Prince William County), Haymarket — On Hallowed GroundLeopold's Preserve
The Journey Through Hallowed Ground National Heritage Area is a 180-mile long, 75 mile-wide historical region extending from Gettysburg to Monticello. Teeming with battlefields, historic sites, charming towns, and breathtaking natural beauty, the . . . Map (db m163997) HM WM
12Virginia (Prince William County), Haymarket — F-14 — Simon Kenton’s Birthplace
Near Hopewell Gap, five miles west, Simon Kenton was born, 1755. Leaving home in 1771, he became an associate of Daniel Boone and George Rogers Clark in Indian fighting. He won fame as a scout and as one of the founders of Kentucky. Kenton died in . . . Map (db m106) HM
13Virginia (Prince William County), Haymarket — St. Paul's, Episcopal
The oldest church in continuous service in Prince William County. Erected in 1801, this building was a district courthouse for four counties 1803-09; Hygeia Academy 1814-1816. Bought by William Skinker 1822, thence used by Episcopaleans and . . . Map (db m60675) HM
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14Virginia (Prince William County), Haymarket — The Battle of Buckland MillsLeopold's Preserve
Quote by General Davies "I sent forward my wagons, artillery, and the rest of my column to the left, with the instructions to cross Broad Run and make toward Hay Market, and then, with the First West Virginia Cavalry and Second . . . Map (db m174819) HM
15Virginia (Prince William County), Haymarket — The Battle of Thoroughfare Gap & Chapman's MillLeopold's Preserve
Battle of Thoroughfare Gap Brig. Gen. James Ricketts's Union division is flanked by a Confederate column passing through Hopewell Gap several miles to the north and by troops securing the high ground at Thoroughfare . . . Map (db m167443) HM
16Virginia (Prince William County), Haymarket — 63 — The Carolina Road
The Carolina Road, earlier an Indian hunting path, roughly approximating Route 15 at this point, derived its name from trade between Frederick, Maryland, and Georgia. Later the road was used by settlers emigrating to western lands. Because of . . . Map (db m105) HM
17Virginia (Prince William County), Haymarket — The Thoroughfare Colored / North Fork SchoolLeopold's Preserve
Notice the dot on the You Are Here map. This was where one of the first public schools for Prince William County's African-American children was established, and it stood just inside the northwest corner of this property. In October . . . Map (db m163995) HM
18Virginia (Prince William County), Haymarket — Water Fowl And Their HabitatLeopold's Preserve
Ducks Unlimited, a proud partner of Leopold's Preserve, has conserved and restored more than 13 million acres of the most critical habitat for waterfowl and other wildlife since 1937. Wetlands are among the most productive ecosystems on the . . . Map (db m163993) HM
19Virginia (Prince William County), Haymarket — William Edward Ray, Sr.
In Appreciation Of William Edward Ray, Sr. For His Work In Behalf Of Freemasonry In The Third, and Fifty-Eighth Masonic Districts As District Deputy Grand Master 58th Masonic District (Now the 4th Masonic District) . . . Map (db m164003) HM
 
 
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Dec. 7, 2022