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Ornate red and ivory wall decoration, with plaque and symbols

The Fairfax Stone

Posted by: Jennifer Davis

The Fairfax Stone is the boundary stone of the Northern Neck Proprietary in Virginia, marking the lands of Thomas Fairfax, sixth Baron Fairfax of Cameron. His mother’s family left him the land; one-sixth of his land was left to him by his grandmother, and five-sixths by his mother, Lady Katherine Culpeper Fairfax, who was the …