Mount Air

Mount Air (HM8X2)

Location: Lorton, VA 22079 Fairfax County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 43.458', W 77° 10.559'

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The original 522~acre plantation was granted to Dennis McCarty in 1727 and passed through the hands of only three additional families: the Chichesters, Landstreets and Kernans. Mount Air represents in microcosm a history of Fairfax county~~the rise and fall of an economy based on tobacco in the 18th century; the subdivision of vast tracts of land after the American Revolution; and the damage that occurred from military occupation during the Civil War. Fire destroyed the Greek Revival style house in 1992. The charred foundation, gardens and outbuildings are a testament to the changes in fortune and fashion reflecting the lives of many generations of owners.
HM NumberHM8X2
Series This marker is part of the Virginia: Fairfax County History Commission series
Year Placed2006
Placed ByThe Fairfax County History Commission
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Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 7:57am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 310838 N 4288430
Decimal Degrees38.72430000, -77.17598333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 43.458', W 77° 10.559'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 43' 27.48" N, 77° 10' 33.54" W
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Area Code(s)703
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8568 Fisher Woods Dr, Lorton VA 22079, US
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