Sumerduck, Virginia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Sumerduck, Virginia
Unincorporated community
Embrey Memorial Baptist Church in Sumerduck
Embrey Memorial Baptist Church in Sumerduck
Sumerduck is located in Northern Virginia
Sumerduck
Sumerduck
Location within Fauquier county
Sumerduck is located in Virginia
Sumerduck
Sumerduck
Sumerduck (Virginia)
Sumerduck is located in the US
Sumerduck
Sumerduck
Sumerduck (the US)
Coordinates: 38°27′36″N 77°43′41″W / 38.46000°N 77.72806°W / 38.46000; -77.72806Coordinates: 38°27′36″N 77°43′41″W / 38.46000°N 77.72806°W / 38.46000; -77.72806
CountryUnited States
StateVirginia
CountyFauquier
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
GNIS feature ID1477790

Sumerduck is a small rural village located equidistant between Fredericksburg, Culpeper, and Warrenton, in Fauquier County in the U.S. state of Virginia.

Sumerduck was named from the fact ducks flocked here in the summer.[1] Sumerduck is home to the major portion of the C.F. Phelps Wildlife Management Area, with several entrances to the reserve off of the major thoroughfare, VA Route 651.[2] Sumerduck is also home to Rogers Ford Farm Winery and Smith's Antiques.[3][4]

The Sumerduck Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2009.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dyson, Cathy (July 20, 2003). "History and legend unlock origins of unusual names". The Free Lance-Star. pp. A7. Retrieved 3 May 2015.
  2. ^ "C.F. Phelps". Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. Retrieved January 2, 2017.
  3. ^ "ROGERS FORD FARM WINERY". ROGERS FORD FARM WINERY. Retrieved 14 June 2018.
  4. ^ http://www.smithsantiques.net/index.cfm?action=history
  5. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.