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Warrenton in Fauquier County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Leeton Forest

 
 
Leeton Forest Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 16, 2009
1. Leeton Forest Marker
Inscription. Half a mile east is the site of Leeton Forest, latter-day home of Charles Lee, Attorney General in Washington's and Adams' cabinets, 1795-1801. The tract was patented by Thomas Lee, of Stratford, in 1718 and descended to his son, Richard Henry Lee, Revolutionary leader. The latter's daughter Anne married Charles Lee, who obtained title to the property in 1803, and who died here in June, 1815.
 
Erected 1934 by Conservation & Development Comission. (Marker Number G 2.)
 
Location. 38° 42.193′ N, 77° 48.357′ W. Marker is in Warrenton, Virginia, in Fauquier County. Marker is on Springs Road (Route 802) 0.1 miles east of Lee's Ridge Road (Route 684), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Warrenton VA 20186, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Norris Tavern / The Warren Green (approx. 0.9 miles away); Executions in the Yard (approx. 0.9 miles away); John Singleton Mosby (approx. 0.9 miles away); Lafayette’s Stepping Stone (approx. 0.9 miles away); Warrenton (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker
Leeton Forest Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 16, 2009
2. Leeton Forest Marker
also named Warrenton (approx. 0.9 miles away); Black Horse Cavalry (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Warrenton (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Warrenton.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,016 times since then and 89 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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