William Gunnell House (Fairfax, Virginia)

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Front view of the William Gunnel House, where John Mosby captured the Union Brigadier General Edwin Stoughton on March 9, 1863. As of 2018, it serves as an administrative office for the adjacent church and is kept in its original 1835 interior.
City of Fairfax Historic District William Gunnel House
William Gunnell House (Fairfax, Virginia) is located in Northern Virginia
William Gunnell House (Fairfax, Virginia)
William Gunnell House (Fairfax, Virginia) is located in Virginia
William Gunnell House (Fairfax, Virginia)
William Gunnell House (Fairfax, Virginia) is located in the United States
William Gunnell House (Fairfax, Virginia)
LocationJct. of VA 236 and VA 123, Fairfax, Virginia
Coordinates38°50′52.4″N 77°18′30.8″W / 38.847889°N 77.308556°W / 38.847889; -77.308556Coordinates: 38°50′52.4″N 77°18′30.8″W / 38.847889°N 77.308556°W / 38.847889; -77.308556
Area24 acres (9.7 ha)
ArchitectMultiple
Architectural styleLate 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Queen Anne
NRHP reference #87001432[1]
Added to NRHPAugust 27, 1987

Built in 1835, the William Gunnell House is a contributing property of City of Fairfax Historic District . The building, located on 10520 Main Street, is noted for being the location of Confederate John S. Mosby's raid on Union forces on March 9, 1863. [2]

The William Gunnell House has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1987. The house is currently a private residence used for administrative offices of the adjacent Truro Anglican Church. The interior has not been significantly modified since its construction.

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  1. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ "Mosby Heritage Area Tour". Richard Edling. September 24, 2007.

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