Place:Germantown, Fauquier, Virginia, United States


TypeInhabited place
Coordinates38.6°N 77.733°W
Located inFauquier, Virginia, United States
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Germantown is a historic unincorporated rural community in Fauquier County, Virginia, United States. It is the resting place of John Jacob Richter (also spelled Rector). He was buried there in 1729. It is located in and around current-day C. M. Crockett Park, which contains the popular local fishing destination of Germantown Lake. Chief Justice John Marshall was born in Germantown. Archeological sites relating to the settlement are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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