Brentsville (HM4UU)

Location: Bristow, VA 20136 Prince William County
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N 38° 41.362', W 77° 30.011'

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Fourth seat of the Prince William County government. Courthouse, jail, Episcopal Chapel, and White House were built in 1822 on land originally part of the Brent Town tract confiscated from Robert Bristow, a Tory, in 1779. ♦ St. James Church of Dettingen Parish (now Hatcher's Memorial Baptist), was built in 1847 on the site of the old chapel. ♦ During the War Between the States Col. Mosby operated in this area.♦ In 1893 the county seat was moved to Manassas.
HM NumberHM4UU
Series This marker is part of the Virginia: Prince William County Historical Commission series
Marker Number41
Year Placed1980
Placed ByThe Prince William Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 2:34am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 282546 N 4285272
Decimal Degrees38.68936667, -77.50018333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 41.362', W 77° 30.011'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 41' 21.72" N, 77° 30' 0.66" W
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Area Code(s)703
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 12239-12263 VA-619, Bristow VA 20136, US
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