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Elevation 249 feet, Fairfax County, Virginia

Notes:

1 Richard W. Stephenson, The Cartography of Northern Virginia: Facsimile Reproductions of Maps Dating From 1608 to 1915, Office of Comprehensive Planning, Fairfax County, Virginia, 1981, PLATE 76 .


2
   The NGS Data Sheet: GROVETON AIRWAY BEACON HV4584, VA/FAIRFAX,  The National Geodetic Survey,  NOAA.  


   Aircraft Year Book, 1930, Aeronautical Chamber of Commerce of America, Inc., page 546, and
Nick A. Komons, BONFIRES to BEACONS,   FAA, Wash. DC, 1978,  page 135.

4
Frank Blair, Let's Be Frank About It,  Doubleday & Company, Inc. New York,  1979,  pages 136- 138.

5
   The Washington Post, RADIO PROGRAM Guide, June 13, 1940.

6
   The Alexandria Gazette, "Boyhood Memory Cherished: County to Name Road after 'Chappy' ",
February 21, 1978.


Unless Otherwise Noted:

Dates and facts confirmed through The Washington Post, Alexandria Gazette, or Fairfax Herald newspaper historic archives and The Aircraft Year Book series 1921 through 1954. 


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