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Fredericksburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

John Paul Jones House

 
 
John Paul Jones House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 13, 2008
1. John Paul Jones House Marker
Inscription.
This tablet marks
the only home in America of
John Paul Jones
He was appointed a lieutenant
in the Continental Navy while
still a resident of Virginia

 
Erected 1910 by Daughters of the American Revolution, Betty Washington Lewis Chapter.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 38° 17.935′ N, 77° 27.386′ W. Marker is in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Lafayette Boulevard (U.S. 1) and Caroline Street (Business U.S. 17), on the right when traveling north on Lafayette Boulevard. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fredericksburg VA 22401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Welcome to Fredericksburg, Va (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mt. Zion Baptist Church (about 600 feet away); A Vibrant, But Segregated Community (about 600 feet away); Shiloh Baptist Church (New Site) (about 600 feet away); Fredericksburg (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Fredericksburg
Location of Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 13, 2008
2. Location of Tablet
The tablet is mounted on the side of the house at the intersection.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Irish Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ferries and Flats (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Fredericksburg.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
The John Paul Jones House ca. 1910 image. Click for full size.
3. The John Paul Jones House ca. 1910
(Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, Horydczak Collection, LC-H813-1239.)
William Paul Headstone image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 13, 2008
4. William Paul Headstone
In the nearby St. George's Episcopal Church is this memorial to John Paul Jones' brother.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,035 times since then and 74 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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