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Love’s Road Chronology – Development, Financing, Construction

“In 1797, a group of 55 citizens petitioned Virginia’s General Assembly to enact a law that would establish a town ‘on the Lands of John Love in Prince William County on Broad Run, a Branch of the Occoquan river, near said Love’s Mill, agreeable to the Plan of a Town herewith presented and to be Read more about Love’s Road Chronology – Development, Financing, Construction[…]

Buckland Industries & Business-Love’s Mill, Love’s Store, Love’s Road

In 1797 by petition to the Virginia General Assembly, John Love laid out a grid of lots around the irregular cluster of earlier shops and outbuildings described in this document as “already built upwards of twenty good houses occupied by tradesmen and merchants; considerable manufactories of grain have been erected,” including a stone distillery on Read more about Buckland Industries & Business-Love’s Mill, Love’s Store, Love’s Road[…]

Battle of Buckland Mills, October 19th 1863

Civil War Wiki provides this detailed description of the 1863 Battle of Buckland Mills and the military maneuvers that occurred during the engagement. Stuart reported that “the enemy broke and the rout was soon complete.” The chase, conducted at a full gallop, lasted from outside of Warrenton to Buckland. Stuart also took great pleasure in Read more about Battle of Buckland Mills, October 19th 1863[…]