Ogle Harris' Store

Ogle Harris' Store (HM380)

Location: Occoquan, VA 22125 Prince William County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 40.987', W 77° 15.605'

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This c. 1900 house was Ogle Harris' Store. Harris, son of a slave, first sold homemade ice cream from the house's since-razed summer kitchen. In c. 1910 he moved his family from the building, which was then his residence, and began selling groceries, meat, and produce. Harris' sons ran the grocery after he died. The store closed in 1972.
HM NumberHM380
Series This marker is part of the Virginia: Historic Occoquan series
Placed ByTown of Occoquan
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Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 12:25am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 303414 N 4284036
Decimal Degrees38.68311667, -77.26008333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 40.987', W 77° 15.605'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 40' 59.22" N, 77° 15' 36.30" W
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Area Code(s)703
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 208-298 Washington St, Occoquan VA 22125, US
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