Big Chimneys

Big Chimneys (HM27Q)

Location: Falls Church, VA 22046
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N 38° 52.97', W 77° 10.473'

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Large log house named for its two huge chimneys. One datestone was inscribed 1699, the traditional date quoted for the community's founding. First recorded owner of site is Henry Gunnell (1773 22.75 acre grant). James Gordon, owner 1803-1836, had license for an inn. Thompsons owned cabin from 1845-1868 and Lynchs from 1868, until it was torn down about 1908. At that time cabin was about 25x55 feet with 3 chimneys, 4 rooms on ground floor and 3 rooms above. Foundation stones were dug up in 1972 at a site believed located near the intersection of the tobacco rolling roads in the 1700s.
HM NumberHM27Q
Series This marker is part of the Virginia: City of Falls Church series
Placed ByCity of Falls Church
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 12:44pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 311382 N 4306022
Decimal Degrees38.88283333, -77.17455000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 52.97', W 77° 10.473'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 52' 58.20" N, 77° 10' 28.38" W
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Area Code(s)703, 571
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 208-210 W Annandale Rd, Falls Church VA 22046, US
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