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Tallysville in New Kent County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The White House

 
 
The White House Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, March 28, 2009
1. The White House Marker
Inscription. This place, six miles northeast, was the home of Martha Custis. According to tradition, George Washington first met her at Poplar Grove, near by, in 1758. On January 6, 1759, Washington and Martha Custis were married, it is believed at the White House. The house was burned by Union troops when McClellan made the White House his base of operations in May, 1862.
 
Erected 1930 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number WO 12.)
 
Location. 37° 31.513′ N, 77° 4.636′ W. Marker is in Tallysville, Virginia, in New Kent County. Marker is at the intersection of New Kent Highway and Emmaus Church Road, on the right when traveling east on New Kent Highway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Kent VA 23124, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stuart's Ride Around McClellan (here, next to this marker); St. Peter's Church (a few steps from this marker); Stuart's Ride (approx. mile away); Green v. County School Board of New Kent County (approx. 1.2 miles away); Arnold Stansley (approx.
The White House Marker on New Kent Hwy. Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, March 28, 2009
2. The White House Marker on New Kent Hwy.
1.4 miles away); Harold J. Neale (approx. 2.7 miles away); a different marker also named Stuart's Ride (approx. 3.4 miles away); Letitia Christian Tyler (approx. 4.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. First Ladies. Martha Dandridge Custis Washington b.1731 -- d.1802. (Submitted on April 6, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

2. New Kent net. New Kent County Virginia History (Submitted on April 6, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

3. New Kent County - Four Centuries of History. William Henry Fitzhugh "Rooney" Lee. (Submitted on April 7, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USColonial EraWar, US Civil
 
Site of The White House. Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, June 14, 2008
3. Site of The White House.
Site of White House Landing. Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, June 14, 2008
4. Site of White House Landing.
Richmond & York River RR at White House Landing (Southern Railway). Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, June 15, 2008
5. Richmond & York River RR at White House Landing (Southern Railway).
White House Landing, Va. "White House on the Pamunkey". Photo, Click for full size
By James F. Gibson, May 17, 1862
6. White House Landing, Va. "White House on the Pamunkey".
Residence of Gen. W. H. F. Lee, and headquarters of Gen. George B. McClellan. Library of Congress LC-B815-0384
White House Landing, Va. Supply vessels at anchor. Photo, Click for full size
1862
7. White House Landing, Va. Supply vessels at anchor.
Library of Congress LC-B811-02485
White House Landing, Va. Ruins of the White House, burnt during the Federal evacuation. Photo, Click for full size
8. White House Landing, Va. Ruins of the White House, burnt during the Federal evacuation.
Library of Congress LC-B811-02486
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,689 times since then and 122 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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