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

George Washington Lot

 
 
George Washington Lot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 25, 2007
1. George Washington Lot Marker
Inscription. Site of lot 77 purchased by George Washington May 15, 1753. Sold by his executors on June 17, 1805 to Dr. Robert MacKey, surgeon in the American Revolution.

A blacksmith shop located here made iron work for Fort Loudoun.

The lot was 119 ft. on Braddock St. and 188.6 ft. on Fairfax Lane.
 
Erected by The Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 11.231′ N, 78° 9.95′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Fairfax Lane and North Braddock Street (U.S. 11), on the right when traveling east on Fairfax Lane. Click for map. 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. Sheridan’s Headquarters (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Loyal Quaker and Brave Slave (about 400 feet away); President William McKinley (about 500 feet away); Site of Fort Loudoun (about 700 feet away); Jackson’s Headquarters (about 800 feet away); Washington's Well (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Loudoun (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Loudoun (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Winchester.
 
Related markers.
Fairfax Lane Side of the Lot, with Marker beside the Street image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 25, 2007
2. Fairfax Lane Side of the Lot, with Marker beside the Street
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.
 
Categories. Notable PersonsPatriots & Patriotism
 
Braddock Street Face of the Lot image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 25, 2007
3. Braddock Street Face of the Lot
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,299 times since then and 22 times this year. Last updated on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 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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