WV-097 Fairfax Stone

Marker text: FAIRFAX STONE
The Fairfax Stone (1/2 Mi. E.), marking the Potomac's headwaters, was a corner of Lord Fairfax's vast estate. The line of 1736 was checked in 1746 by a survey on which Peter Jefferson, father of Thomas Jefferson, was engaged.
West Virginia Historic Commission, 1964

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