Vestal's Gap Road

Vestal's Gap Road (HMD6R)

Location: Sterling, VA 20164 Loudoun County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 1.078', W 77° 24.238'

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Extending from Alexandria to Vestal's Ferry near Charles Town, West Virginia, this colonial highway was a principal route from the Northern Neck of Virginia through the Blue Ridge to the Ohio Country. In the early 1770's, the road became the major artery in the movement of settlers and armies to the frontiers. Vetal's Gap Road fell into disuse after Leesburg Pike opened to the north about 1825.
HM NumberHMD6R
Year Placed1996
Placed ByLoudoun Restoration and Preservation Society and the Friends of Claude Moore Park
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Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 1:59pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 291876 N 4321520
Decimal Degrees39.01796667, -77.40396667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 1.078', W 77° 24.238'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 1' 4.68" N, 77° 24' 14.28" W
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Area Code(s)571, 703
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 142-198 Vestals Gap Rd, Sterling VA 20164, US
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