Well House

Well House (HM4VT)

Location: Leesburg, VA 20176 Loudoun County
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N 39° 6.777', W 77° 30.612'

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The well house was constructed of poured concrete and was used for storing water on the farm. One room housed a pump, which drew water from a shallow well outside. The second room housed a cistern that was used for storing water after it had been drawn from the well. This building was constructed in 1885, which is etched into the mortar on the side of the building. The use of poured concrete walls was highly unusual in the 1880's, making this structure very unique for its time.
HM NumberHM4VT
Year Placed2008
Placed ByNorthern Virginia Regional Park Authority
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 5:42am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 282969 N 4332311
Decimal Degrees39.11295000, -77.51020000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 6.777', W 77° 30.612'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 6' 46.62" N, 77° 30' 36.72" W
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Area Code(s)703, 540, 571
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 43098 Edwards Ferry Rd, Leesburg VA 20176, US
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