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

Washington’s Office

 
 
Washington's Office Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 26, 2007
1. Washington's Office Marker
Inscription. While constructing Fort Loudoun, George Washington used the center room of this building as an office from the fall of 1755 until he moved into the fort in December 1756. He was a Colonel in the Virginia Militia and responsible for protecting Virginia’s 300 mile frontier from the French and Indians.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the George Washington Slept Here marker series.
 
Location. 39° 10.949′ N, 78° 10.062′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Cork Street and Braddock Street (U.S. 11) on Cork Street. Click for map. Located on the north wall of the George Washington’s Office Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 32 West Cork Street, Winchester VA 22601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Braddock Cannon (here, next to this marker); George Washington (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); Thomas, Sixth Lord Fairfax of Cameron
George Washington's Office image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 26, 2007
2. George Washington's Office
(approx. 0.2 miles away); A View of Winchester in 1745 - The Four Public Lots (approx. 0.2 miles away); Taylor Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Winchester.
 
More about this marker. Nearby is a cannon from Fort Loudoun.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Also see . . .  George Washington's Office Museum. Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society. (Submitted on September 23, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable PersonsWar, French and Indian
 
Fort Loudoun Cannon image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 26, 2007
3. Fort Loudoun Cannon
Pedestal Inscription for the Fort Loudoun Cannon image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 26, 2007
4. Pedestal Inscription for the Fort Loudoun Cannon
<i>Washington’s Headquarters while surveying for Thomas Lord Fairfax, Winchester, Va.</i> image. Click for full size.
circa 1910
5. Washington’s Headquarters while surveying for Thomas Lord Fairfax, Winchester, Va.
 
 
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