Nauck Subdivision

Description:

In the 1880s John Nauck platted the Nauck subdivision within the African American Green Valley community. Nauck was a white land developer from Washington, D.C. who sold lots to African Americans. Community institutions, including the Nauck's Citizens' Association, were named after Nauck and his subdivision. In the 1970s the name of the Green Valley community became known as Nauck.

Collection:

Neighborhoods


Date:

1880s

Creator:

None recorded.

Source:

Howell and Taylor, “Map of Alexandria County, Virginia for the Virginia Title Co.,” [1900], Map Division, Library of Congress

Subject

None recorded.

Identifier

None recorded.

Contributor

None recorded.

Rights

None recorded.

Citation

“Nauck Subdivision,” Built By the People Themselves, accessed December 17, 2017, http://lindseybestebreurtje.org/arlingtonhistory/items/show/65.

Geolocation

GreenValleyNauck.jpg