Bailey’s Crossroads, VA is a census-designated place at the junction of State Route 7 and State Route 244, the intersection of Leesburg Pike and Columbia Pike. Bailey’s Crossroads lies on the outskirts of Falls Church and is bordered by Lake Barcroft on the west, Arlington to the north, and Alexandria to the southeast.
Bailey’s Crossroads has history in the circus with the original settlers being the ‘Bailey’ in Barnum and Bailey’s Circus, joining later on with the Ringling Brothers to form one large circus company. Bailey’s Crossroads also served as an unforgettable location in the Civil War, becoming a notable no-man’s land that was known as a “killing field”. No man could walk through the area without being shot.