Buckland (HM1P)

Location: Gainesville, VA 20155 Prince William County
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N 38° 46.846', W 77° 40.458'

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The town of Buckland, named for William Buckland, Architect, was chartered in 1798 with streets and lots on both sides of Broad Run near the mill of John Love. Tranquility, future site of Buckland Hall nearby, was John Love's seat. This property was transferred in 1853 to Richard Bland Lee, nephew of Lighthorse Harry Lee of Leesylvania. Buckland Tavern, now restored as a dwelling, served during the early 19th century as a refreshing stop on the Alexandria-Warrenton Turnpike.
HM NumberHM1P
Series This marker is part of the Virginia: Prince William County Historical Commission series
Marker Number66
Year Placed1984
Placed ByPrince William County Historical Commission
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Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 5:44am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 267696 N 4295845
Decimal Degrees38.78076667, -77.67430000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 46.846', W 77° 40.458'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 46' 50.76" N, 77° 40' 27.48" W
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Area Code(s)703
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8108 Buckland Mill Rd, Gainesville VA 20155, US
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