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Mount Vernon in Fairfax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Tomb of Washington

 
 
Tomb of Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 10, 2008
1. Tomb of Washington Marker
Inscription.
Erected 1830-31
Site & materials specified
in
Washington’s Will

 
Location. 38° 42.416′ N, 77° 5.472′ W. Marker is in Mount Vernon, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of George Washington Memorial Parkway and Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is on the grounds of George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate & Gardens. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Mount Vernon VA 22121, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Old Vault (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); In Memory of the Many Faithful Colored Servants (about 700 feet away); Mount Vernon's Slave Memorial (about 700 feet away); Slavery at Mount Vernon (about 800 feet away); Powel Coach (approx. 0.2 miles away); Welcome to Mount Vernon (approx. 0.3 miles away); Mount Vernon Estate (approx. 0.4 miles away); Origin of the Purple Heart Trail (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Mount Vernon.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. See the Old Vault and the New Tomb of George and Martha Washington.
 
Also see . . .
Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Tomb of George and Martha Washington image. Click for full size.
By Heather Renz, July 15, 2010
2. Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Tomb of George and Martha Washington
 George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate & Gardens. (Submitted on October 30, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
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Inscription on the back wall of Washington's Tomb image. Click for full size.
By Heather Renz, July 15, 2010
3. Inscription on the back wall of Washington's Tomb
George Washington's Resting Place with Boxwood Wreath image. Click for full size.
By Heather Renz, July 15, 2010
4. George Washington's Resting Place with Boxwood Wreath
Marker at Mount Vernon image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 10, 2008
5. Marker at Mount Vernon
Marker is located to the left of the tomb.
Tomb of Washington image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 10, 2008
6. Tomb of Washington
George and Martha Washington were reinterred in this tomb in 1831.
Washington's Tomb at Mount Vernon image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 10, 2008
7. Washington's Tomb at Mount Vernon
Washington's Headquarters flag joins the American flag outside of the tomb of George and Martha Washington.
Tomb Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 10, 2008
8. Tomb Marker
Within this Enclosure
Rest
the remains of
Genl. George Washington
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,154 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Heather Renz of Redmond, Oregon.   5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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