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Stabler-Leadbeater House

(1847 - 1933)

 
 
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By Allen C. Browne, February 2, 2014
1. Stabler-Leadbeater House Marker
Inscription. Built circa 1818 by Josiah Hewes Davis (1783-1862), rope maker and ship chandler who operated a rope walk at Jones Point. Purchased in 1847 by William Stabler (1795-1852) as a home for John Leadbeater (1808-1860), his brother-in-law and business partner at Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary shop. Upon Stabler's death, Leadbeater bought the hose and the business from his widow. Home of three generations of the Leadbeater family, including Edward S. (1836-1899), and Edward S., Jr. (1869-1933), both named for Edward Stabler (1769-1831) who founded the Apothecary in 1792.
 
Location. 38° 48.189′ N, 77° 2.711′ W. Marker is in Alexandria, Virginia. Marker is on South Pitt Street south of Prince Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 213 South Pitt Street, Alexandria VA 22314, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Saint Paul's Episcopal Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Brigadier General Montgomery D. Corse, CSA (within shouting distance of this marker); The Bank of Potomac Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Douglass Brown House (about
Stabler-Leadbeater House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 2, 2014
2. Stabler-Leadbeater House Marker
300 feet away); Washington's Tenement House (about 300 feet away); "For God and Country" (about 300 feet away); Gazette House (about 600 feet away); Saint Mary's Catholic Parish (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Alexandria.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceMan-Made Features
 
Stabler-Leadbeater House image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 2, 2014
3. Stabler-Leadbeater House
Front Door image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 2, 2014
4. Front Door
213 South Pitt Street
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 364 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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