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Price's Ordinary

From Historical Marker Database.
 
 
Price's Ordinary Marker Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, August 13, 2005
1. Price's Ordinary Marker
 
Inscription. At the intersection of Backlick and Braddock Roads stood Price's Ordinary, established by David Price about 1773 and remaining in operation until 1802. Price's offered refreshment and shelter for travelers and a common meeting place for local residents. Here, on 2 October 1787, 29 freeholders unanimously approved the newly proposed Federal Constitution and resolved, in part, that: “We, the Freeholders of the County of Fairfax, conceiving that the Peace, Security and Prosperity of the State of Virginia and the United States of America in general, do depend on the speedy Adoption of the system of Government recommended by the late General Convention of the United States . . . ”
 
Erected 1999 by Fairfax County History Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Virginia, Fairfax County History Commission marker series.
 
Location. 38° 48.72′ N, 77° 11.17′ W. Marker is near Annandale, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker is at the intersection of Braddock Road (County Route 620) and Backlick Road (County Route 617), on the left when traveling east on Braddock Road. Click for map. In front of the PNC Bank which has replaced the BP gas station in the photograph. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6950 Braddock Rd, Annandale VA 22003, United States of America.
 
Price's Ordinary Marker Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, August 13, 2005
2. Price's Ordinary Marker
The street between the photographer and the marker is Braddock Road. Backlick Road is on the left.
 

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