Fairfax County, Virginia, Orange and Alexandria Railroad, Springfield, Virginia

The Founding Of Springfield, Virginia

In 1847, Springfield, Virginia was founded as a station on the Orange and Alexandria Railroad.

Map of the Orange and Alexandria Railroad.

In present there is a historical marker for the Orange and Alexandria Railroad which shows how the railroad was affected during the Civil War.

Author’s Note:

Author Philip Andrew Hamilton lived in Springfield, Virginia in 2011 and from 2014 to 2015.

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