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

George Washington

 
 
George Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 26, 2007
1. George Washington Marker
Inscription. In March of 1748, George Washington, at age sixteen, arrived in Winchester, then called Frederick Town. During the next four years, he worked as a surveyor throughout the colonial Virginia frontier.
 
Erected 2004 by Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the George Washington Slept Here marker series.
 
Location. 39° 10.943′ N, 78° 10.053′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Cork Street and Braddock Street (U.S. 11), on the right when traveling west on Cork Street. Click for map. Located behind the George Washington Office Museum. Marker is in this post office area: Winchester VA 22601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Braddock Cannon (a few steps from this marker); Washington’s Office (a few steps from this marker); Braddock Street Methodist Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Godfrey Miller Home (about 600 feet away); Little-Holiday House (approx. 0.2 miles away); A View of Winchester in 1745 - The Four Public Lots
Young George Washington Statue image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 26, 2007
2. Young George Washington Statue
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Thomas, Sixth Lord Fairfax of Cameron (approx. 0.2 miles away); Taylor Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Winchester.
 
Also see . . .
1. George Washington's Office Museum. (Submitted on September 23, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society. (Submitted on September 23, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
3. Surveyors of Presidential Proportion. An article by Emily Vass telling about the creation of the sculpture and artist Malcolm Harlow. (Submitted on September 2, 2010, by Linda Walcroft of Strasburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable Persons
 
George Washington's Office image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 26, 2007
3. George Washington's Office
For a significant amount of his time in Winchester, George Washington maintained an office here at the corner of Cork and Braddock Streets.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,375 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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