The Glebe of Fairfax Parish

The Glebe of Fairfax Parish (HM12NB)

Location: Arlington, VA 22207 Arlington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 53.5', W 77° 7.07'

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The glebe was a 500-acre farm provided for the rector of Fairfax Parish, which included both Christ Church, Alexandria, and the Falls Church. The Glebe House, built in 1775, stood here. It burned in 1808 and was rebuilt in 1820, as a hunting lodge; the octagon wing was added about 1850. Distinguished persons who have occupied the house include the Rev. Bryan Fairfax (8th Lord Fairfax), John Peter Van Ness (Mayor of Washington), Clarke Mills(sculptor), Caleb Cushing (first U.S. Minister to China), and Frank Ball (state senator).
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HM NumberHM12NB
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Year Placed1969
Placed ByArlington County
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 1:35pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 316324 N 4306886
Decimal Degrees38.89166667, -77.11783333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 53.5', W 77° 7.07'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 53' 30.00" N, 77° 7' 4.20" W
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Area Code(s)202, 703
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4527 17th St N, Arlington VA 22207, US
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