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Fairfax County Road Orders, 1749-1800
Mitchell, Beth
Year: 2003
VTRC No.: 03-R19
Abstract: The road history projects undertaken by the Virginia Transportation Research Council establish the feasibility of studies of early road networks and their use in the environmental review process. These projects, by gathering and publishing the early road orders of the vast parent counties, also lay the foundation for additional research by local groups over a broad area of VirginiaThis volume marks the twenty-first entry in the Historic Roads of Virginia series, first initiated by the Virginia Transportation Research Council (then the Virginia Highway & Transportation Research Council) in 1973. Fairfax County Road Orders 1749-1800 is a cooperative effort of the Virginia Transportation Research Council and the Fairfax County History Commission and is the first volume in the series to cover the early transportation records for Northern Virginia.