Alexandria, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The Bank of Potomac Building
Here Union Governor Francis Harrison Pierpont established the “Restored Government of Virginia” and used the building as the official Governor's Residence
This Property is protected by a preservation easement held by The Virginia Historic Landmarks Board
Location. 38° 48.22′ N, 77° 2.667′ W. Marker is in Alexandria, Virginia. Marker is on Prince Street west of South Royal Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 415 Prince Street, Alexandria VA 22314, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Washington's Tenement House (within shouting distance of this marker); Brigadier General Montgomery D. Corse, CSA (within shouting distance of this marker); Stabler-Leadbeater House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Saint Paul's Episcopal Church (about 300 feet away); The Marshall House (about 300 feet away); John Douglass Brown House (about 400 feet away); Gazette House (about 400 feet away); "For God and Country" (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Alexandria.
Regarding The Bank of Potomac Building. The Restored Government of Virginia, headed by Francis Pierpont
Also see . . . 415 Prince Street Headquartered a Wartime Government. Alexandria Times, January 31, 2012. (Submitted on February 3, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
Categories. • Man-Made Features • War, US Civil •
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