“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Montclair, 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;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Prince William County, VA (658) Fairfax County, VA (708) Fauquier County, VA (119) Loudoun County, VA (343) Manassas Ind. City, VA (93) Manassas Park Ind. City, VA (7) Stafford County, VA (208) Charles County, MD (150)  PrinceWilliamCounty(658) Prince William County (658)  FairfaxCounty(708) Fairfax County (708)  FauquierCounty(119) Fauquier County (119)  LoudounCounty(343) Loudoun County (343)  (93) Manassas (93)  (7) Manassas Park (7)  StaffordCounty(208) Stafford County (208)  CharlesCountyMaryland(150) Charles County (150)
Manassas is the county seat for Prince William County
Montclair is in Prince William County
      Prince William County (658)  
      Fairfax County (708)  
      Fauquier County (119)  
      Loudoun County (343)  
      Manassas (93)  
      Manassas Park (7)  
      Stafford County (208)  
      Charles County, Maryland (150)  
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1 Virginia, Prince William County, Montclair — “Camp Fisher” Civil War Campsite
The 6th North Carolina Infantry Reg’t (C.S.A.) camped along the hills 100 yard south of here from Sept. 1861 to Mar. 1862 and named the site in honor of their fallen commander Col. Charles F. Fisher. The camp contained more than 100 winter huts . . . Map (db m8431) HM
2 Virginia, Prince William County, Montclair — “Camp Fisher” Civil War Campsite
The 2nd & 11th Mississippi Infantry Regt’s. (C.S.A.) camped here from Oct 1861 to Mar 1862. They named their camp in observance of the 6th North Carolina’s Camp Fisher (1 Mile to the NW). The 6th N.C. was the first Reg’t. to establish quarters in . . . Map (db m233895) HM
3 Virginia, Prince William County, Montclair — Alexander Henderson
Alexander Henderson, Colonial Merchant, born Glasgow, Scotland 1738. Came to Colchester, VA. 1756. Moved to Dumfries 1787, where his home still stands. Served as Vestryman Pohick Church, Magistrate of Fairfax and Prince William Cos., Member Virginia . . . Map (db m2556) HM
4 Virginia, Prince William County, Montclair — Barnes House
Originally located in the Independent Hill area, this house was built in 1797. Capitalizing on its location on one side of Prince William County's main east-west roads, the Adams family converted the house into a tavern for travelers. Later in . . . Map (db m168445) HM
5 Virginia, Prince William County, Montclair — Montclair Veterans Flagpole
Dedicated to the brave Montclair residents who served our country in Operation Desert Storm.Map (db m233898) WM
6 Virginia, Prince William County, Montclair — 19 — Troop Movements and Camp
Prince William militia opened a road nearby in preparation for the Yorktown Campaign of 1781. French and American cavalry, wagon trains, and cattle unable to use the ferry at Woodbridge, traveled this road, fording the river at Wolf Run Shoals on . . . Map (db m233896) HM
7 Virginia, Prince William County, Montclair, Prince William Forest Park — Pyrite Mine — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
"Before I will give you another penny, I will let the shafts fill up with water and the frogs jump in," the mine superintendent told workers who were seeking a raise of 50 cents per day. Unbeknownst to the workers, a cheaper but higher grade of . . . Map (db m233904) HM
8 Virginia, Prince William County, Woodbridge, Montclair — Maddox Cemetery
Allison Maddox (ca. 1760-1843), a veteran of the Revolutionary War from Charles County, Maryland, purchased this property in 1810 from James E. Heath. The Maddox family cemetery, situated well inside the tract, is typical for a small farmstead of . . . Map (db m233882) HM
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Nov. 28, 2023