Colonial Roads

Colonial Roads (HM4QZ)

Location: Haymarket, VA 20169 Prince William County
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N 38° 48.753', W 77° 38.247'

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The town of Haymarket, chartered in 1799, owes its location to the junction of the Old Carolina Road and the north branch of the Dumfries Road at the site of the Red House. The Carolina Road developed from the Iroquois hunting path which was abandoned by the Indians after 1722 when they were forced by treaty beyond the Blue Ridge. The Dumfries Road was in use as a major trade route between the Potomac and the Shenandoah Valley before 1740.
HM NumberHM4QZ
Series This marker is part of the Virginia: Prince William County Historical Commission series
Marker Number65
Year Placed1979
Placed ByThe Prince William County Historical Commission
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Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 9:56pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 270999 N 4299280
Decimal Degrees38.81255000, -77.63745000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 48.753', W 77° 38.247'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 48' 45.18" N, 77° 38' 14.82" W
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Area Code(s)703, 571
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 15025 Washington St, Haymarket VA 20169, US
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