Orange and Alexandria Railroad

Orange and Alexandria Railroad (HMP34)

Location: Springfield, VA 22150 Fairfax County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 47.508', W 77° 12.354'

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Accotink Park Road lies on the right-of-way of the Orange and Alexandria Railroad, which linked markets in northern and central Virginia. Construction began in March 1850, and the line was extended to Manassas in 1851 and to Gordonsville in March 1853. The railroad encouraged the growth of Fairfax County and new communities along the way. During the Civil War the line became a strategic prize coveted by both sides, and battles were fought at or near such stops as Manassas Junction, Bristoe Station, and Brandy Station. The Union army seized a large part of the Fairfax section of the railroad and placed it under the control of the U.S. Military Railroad System.
HM NumberHMP34
Series This marker is part of the Orange and Alexandria Railroad series
Marker NumberBW-4
Year Placed1995
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 308418 N 4295983
Decimal Degrees38.79180000, -77.20590000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 47.508', W 77° 12.354'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 47' 30.48" N, 77° 12' 21.24" W
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Area Code(s)202, 703
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7583-7599 Accotink Park Rd, Springfield VA 22150, US
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