Fairfax Monument

Fairfax Monument (HMQ49)

Location: Fort Belvoir, VA 22060 Fairfax County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 40.841', W 77° 7.724'

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This monument, erected circa 1924 by the Fairfax family, memorializes William Fairfax, who built Belvoir, and his wife Deborah Clarke, who died in 1757 and 1747, respectively. The monument also honors Thomas and William Henry Fairfax, two of William's sons. Thomas Fairfax, son of William and Sarah Walker, died in a naval engagement with the French off the Coast of India in 1746. He served as an officer in the Royal Navy. William Henry died in 1761 during the Battle of Quebec.
HM NumberHMQ49
Placed ByFairfax Family
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Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 4:28am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 314834 N 4283492
Decimal Degrees38.68068333, -77.12873333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 40.841', W 77° 7.724'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 40' 50.46" N, 77° 7' 43.44" W
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Area Code(s)703
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10203-10269 Fairfax Dr, Fort Belvoir VA 22060, US
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