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The Fairfax line, a profile in history and geography.

Charles Morrison

The Fairfax line, a profile in history and geography.

by Charles Morrison

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Published by McClain Print. Co. in Parsons, W. Va .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Northern Neck (Va.),
  • Maryland
    • Subjects:
    • Fairfax, Thomas Fairfax, 6th Baron, 1693-1781.,
    • Northern Neck (Va.),
    • Maryland -- Boundaries.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      SeriesHis Our Potomac heritage
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF232.N86 M6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination32 p.
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5076983M
      ISBN 100870120859
      LC Control Number74120814
      OCLC/WorldCa96633

      Books on LibraryThing tagged Fairfax Co VA. This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. Books shelved as geography: Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Tell You Everything You Need to Know About Global Politics by Tim Marshall, Guns, Germs.

      The earliest electric railway, or streetcar line, in Northern Virginia opened in At their peak, when merged into a single interurban system (the Washington-Virginia Railway), the successors of this and several other lines ran between downtown Washington, D.C., Rosslyn and Arlington Junction – in present-day Crystal City – and out to Mount Vernon, Fairfax City and Nauck (in Arlington Began operation: [Map of Fairfax and Alexandria counties, Virginia, and parts of adjoining counties] Above neat line in right corner: "Recd. Engineer Bureau, April 25th with letter April 23d '64, fm. Capt. Michler, [signed] J.C. Woodruff, Maj. of Engineers." Map showing the defenses of Washington situated in Virginia, roads, railroads, towns, drainage, vegetation, houses, and names of residents.

      This article, initiated by User:Persisto was planned to be a history of the Northern Neck Proprietary of Virginia, its Proprietors, and a discussion of the land grants made in the counties here given. Hopefully, it will also include maps and illustrations. User:Persisto has set aside this work for now and others are encouraged to make it more complete. The library offers free access to eBooks and eAudiobooks, which are digital books that you can read or listen to on a computer or a portable device. You will need a Fairfax County Public Library card in order to access the several eBook services that the library subscribes to, including.


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The Fairfax line, a profile in history and geography. [Charles Morrison]. The Fairfax Line: A Profile in History and Geography. Charles Morrison. Softcover, (), repr.New, Illus., 32 pp.

The present Fairfax Stone marks the location of the source of the North Branch of the Potomac River and is the northwest anchor for the Fairfax Line which was the base point for the western boundary of Maryland in MC-M The Fairfax Line: A Historic Landmark Paperback – January 1, by Arthur T.

McClinton (Editor)Manufacturer: Commercial Press. Geography. The Fairfax Line runs in a northwesterly direction for about 77 miles ( km) through exceptionally rugged terrain: from the crest of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia, to that of the Allegheny Mountains in West Virginia, traversing the headwaters of the Shenandoah River.

by David Lee Ingram. The need for a survey of the "Fairfax Line" originates with a land grant by Charles II in This paper will discuss several areas to include the original land grant, the rulings of the Privy Council, the actual survey, the present day significance of the survey, and the efforts by Surveyors Historical Society to relocate the beginning point during their "Rendezvous ‘99".

The Fairfax Line: A Historic Landmark Arthur T. McClinton, John Winston Coleman, Francis F. Wayland, John Walter Wayland Shenandoah County Historical Society, - Fairfax Stone Historical Landmark (W.

Va.) - pages. () and Charles Morrison, The Fairfax Line, a Profile in History and Geography (). The map collection at the Library of Virginia contains a map of the territory done at the time (call number ). The proprietary continued to operate until the death of Thomas, sixth Lord Fairfax, in.

The Fairfax Line was a surveyor's line run in to establish the limits of the "Northern Neck land grant" (also known as the "Fairfax Grant") in colonial Political Profiles. New York: Facts on File, Inc. 12– "History of Virginia". Retrieved The Other Side of History is a book written by Dr.

Linwood. The Fairfax line, a profile in history and geography by Charles Morrison 1 edition - first published in More editions of The Fairfax Line: A Profile in History and Geography (His Our Potomac heritage): The Fairfax Line: A Profile in History and Geography (His Our Potomac heritage): ISBN () Softcover, McClain Printing Co, Books Donated by LCGS.

Electronic Resources. What's New at the Library. Deaths - Lee County FL The Fairfax Line: A Profile in History and Geography, c Morrison, Charles.

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For additional information, see Arthur McClinton, The Fairfax Line: A Historic Landmark() and Charles Morrison, The Fairfax Line, a Profile in History and Geography ().

Also at the Library of Virginia -- Britton is mentioned in the Bailey family Bible record, 2 leaves, at Library of Virginia, Richmond, VA. website: City of Fairfax Education, Geography, and History. The City of Fairfax, colloquially Fairfax City or Fairfax, is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

As ofthe population The City of Fairfax is an enclave within Fairfax County. However, Fairfax. Bibliography. Allman, Ruth Cooper. Canaan Valley and the Black Bear. Parsons, West Virginia, McClain Printing Company, The Fairfax line, a profile in history and geography.

Parsons, West Virginia. McClain Printing Company. Mf _____. Wappatomaka, A Survey of the History and Geography of the South Branch Valley. Parsons. The Fairfax line, a profile in history and geography (Charles Morrison, ) The Fairfax Line: Thomas Lewis's Journal of Fairfax Line Survey, from the International Federation of Surveyors (FIG) Technical Program, The Fairfax Line Thomas Lewis's Journal of in the Following Pages Is Reproduced With Literal Accuracy the Journal Kept by Thomas Lewis, Surveyor, From September L0,to FebruWhile He, Colonel Peter Jefferson, and Others Were Surveying and Making Maps of the Southwest Line of Thomas Lord Fairfax's Princely Domain in Virginia: It Is A Story Rich in Adventure and.

The Northern Neck is the northernmost of three peninsulas (traditionally called "necks" in Virginia) on the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay in the Commonwealth of Virginia (the other two are the Middle Peninsula and the Virginia Peninsula).This peninsula is bounded by the Potomac River on the north and the Rappahannock River on the south.

It encompasses the following Virginia counties.John Fairfax is the pen name of William Brodrick who practised as a barrister before becoming a full-time novelist. Under his own name he is a previous winner of the Crime Writers Association Gold Dagger Award and his first novel was a Richard and Judy selection.4/5.Genealogy Bookstore and Publisher of genealogy books and CDs on family history, vital records, census records, local history, out-of-print books, and other .