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In 1801, this stone represented Arlington's limits. In 2001, this school represents Arlington's boundless horizon. Arlington County Virginia Bicentennial 1801-2001 200 years of community
In grateful memory of James Wren 1728 - 1815 Vestryman, Trustee & Architect of The Falls Church
In Memory of the Civil War Soldiers who were buried here in this Hallowed Ground 1861-1864 Edward Bowman, 21st NYVI John Decker, 20th NYSM Patrick Doyle, 20th NYSM Horace Dougherty, 144th NYVI Franklin E. Dunham, 20th NYSM Curtis Fagan, 144th N…
To the glory of God and in honor of George Washington who was a vestryman in 1765 of the old Falls Church Built A.D. 1734 This tablet was placed by the Falls Church Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution October 1911 Rededicated 2005
Original West Corner StoneDistrict of Columbia 1791 - 1792Dedication 1952Rededication 1989Falls Church Chapter, NSDAR
You are standing across the street from land that Harriet Brice, a "free woman of color," purchased in 1864. Together with her husband, George Brice, she struggled to farm the property during the Civil War. Although we had gained her freedom somet…
The Civil War dramatically affected this 1769 Anglican/Episcopal church that stands before you. The congregation disbanded as the war broke out, with some families fleeing the village. Confederate forces occupied the church in August and September…
In 1867, African Americans built Galloway United Methodist Church and established the historic cemetery you are facing. According to local tradition, before and during the Civil War enslaved people on the Dulany plantation secretly worshiped in th…
Confederate Col. John Singleton Mosby's Partisan Rangers (43rd Battalion Virginia Cavalry) conducted raids on Falls Church through the summer and fall of 1864. On the night of October 17, a detachment of Mosby's command rode through the village do…
The U.S. Government erected 40 sandstone markers on the boundaries of the District of Columbia in 1791 and 1792. The boundary survey was initiated by President George Washington and executed by Andrew Ellicott, who became Surveyor General of the U…