Alexandria, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Home of Henry Lee
(Light Horse Harry)
"First in War, First in Peace, First in the Hearts of his countrymen."
Location. 38° 48.373′ N, 77° 2.769′ W. Marker is in Alexandria, Virginia. Marker is on Cameron Street east of North Washington Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 611 Cameron Street, Alexandria VA 22314, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lord Fairfax House (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of First Synagogue of Beth El Hebrew Congregation (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington’s Town House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lloyd House (about 400 feet away); Alexandria Library Sit-In (about 500 feet away); Site of Alexandria's First Sugar Refinery (about 500 feet away); Lodge No. 38, Independent Order of Odd Fellows (about 600 feet away); The Gadsby's Tavern Ice Well (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Alexandria.
Regarding Home of Henry Lee.
Also see . . . Henry Lee III. Wikipedia (Submitted on February 14, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
1. Henry Lee and the War of 1812
In 1812, Henry Lee was attacked and tortured by a pro-war mob in Baltimore while he was trying to defend the newspaper office of his friend Alexander Contee Hanson. His face and head were badly injured and his speech suffered.
— Submitted February 14, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
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