Dunn Loring Station

Dunn Loring Station (HMGIP)

Location: Dunn Loring, VA 22027 Fairfax County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 53.502', W 77° 13.351'

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As an attraction for potential home-buyers, the Loring Land and Improvement Company constructed a railroad station on the site just to your right for the planned subdivision of Dunn Loring. An 1880s advertisement notes that "Good railroad accommodations are provided; a tasteful and comfortable depot has been erected...and telegraph and postal arrangements have been made."

Unlike most other stations, which were built in a standardized style by the railroad, the Dunn Loring station reflected the late Victorian character of the surrounding homes and businesses. After passenger service stopped in 1951 the station functioned as a post office. It was torn down in 1963.
Series This marker is part of the Washington and Old Dominion Railroad series
Placed ByThe Washington & Old Dominion Railroad Regional Park - Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 1:13am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307245 N 4307106
Decimal Degrees38.89170000, -77.22251667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 53.502', W 77° 13.351'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 53' 30.12" N, 77° 13' 21.06" W
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Area Code(s)703, 571
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1444 Washington and Old Dominion Trail, Dunn Loring VA 22027, US
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