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New Church, Virginia: Civil War Ironclad At A Gas Station

A replica of the Civil War Confederate ironclad Merrimack sits just inside the Virginia state line at Dixieland Gas.

Dixieland Gas

2452 Lankford Hwy, New Church, VA
On the southbound side of US Hwy 13, just south of the Maryland-Virginia state line.
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Ironclad replica.

Civil War Ironclad at a Gas Station

The ironclad replica is of the CSS Virginia. Stopped by today, and the guy who built it is in the middle of redoing it. Totally cool!

[Trina, 05/11/2021]

Ironclad replica.

Civil War Ironclad at a Gas Station

I told the owner that they are listed on Roadside America, which they had never heard of, and they were ecstatic! When visiting, please let them know how you found them.

[Jason Sheinkopf, 06/23/2015]

That's us, stealthy as an ironclad....

Ironclad replica.

Civil War Ironclad Ship "Merrimack"

This large model of the Civil War-era "Merrimack" (or "Virginia" as the Confederacy called it) can be seen at the Dixieland Sunoco gas station on Route 13. It's approximately 25 feet long and in excellent condition.

[Walt Lvlinks, 09/09/2014]

Symbols of in-your-face Southern pride, Dixieland Gas and the replica Confederate ironclad sit just a few feet south of the state line between Maryland (the Union) and Virginia (the Confederacy).

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