This crossroad is the ancient Dumfries-Winchester highway. Over it William Fairfax accompanied George Washington, then a lad of sixteen, on his first visit to Lord Fairfax at Greenway Court. It was on this occasion that Washington assisted in surveying the Fairfax grant.
Geographic Location: Fauquier County
Physical Description of Location: West corner of intersection of Colonial Road (County Road 605) and Lee Highway (Route 29), Warrenton, VA 20187. Marker is on right when traveling east on Colonial Road.
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