Mitchell-Weeks House

Mitchell-Weeks House (HM1R)

Location: Chantilly, VA 20151 Fairfax County
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N 38° 53.378', W 77° 25.232'

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This building is a reproduction of a typical "Potomac Valley Farmhouse" built at this location circa 1789 by Benjamin Mitchell. It was one and a half story log house, with a sloping front roof extending over a porch, which in time became a community landmark. Ownership passed to James Wrenn, who married Mitchell's granddaughter, in 1835. Their eight unmarried daughters lived here through approximately 1940. After 1952, Charles and Edith Weeks and subsequent owners made many renovations and structural changes. The stone chimneys and the log siding on the front porch are materials from the original house.
HM NumberHM1R
Series This marker is part of the Virginia: Fairfax County History Commission series
Year Placed2003
Placed ByFairfax County History Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 9:31am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 290063 N 4307314
Decimal Degrees38.88963333, -77.42053333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 53.378', W 77° 25.232'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 53' 22.68" N, 77° 25' 13.92" W
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Area Code(s)703
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 13623-13645 US-50, Chantilly VA 20151, US
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