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

Lee-Fendall House

 
 
Lee-Fendall House Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 21, 2008
1. Lee-Fendall House Marker
Inscription. Built by Philip Richard Fendall in 1785 on land purchased from Henry (Light Horse Harry) Lee. Lee was a brilliant cavalry officer in the Revolution, close friend of George Washington, Virginia Assemblyman, member of Congress and Governor of Virginia. Borh 1756, died 1818. His ashes lie in the chapel crypt at Washington and Lee University beside his son, Robert E. Lee.
 
Erected 1975 by John Alexander Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 38° 48.571′ N, 77° 2.75′ W. Marker is in Alexandria, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Oronoco Street and North Washington Street (Virginia Route 400), on the right when traveling east on Oronoco Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 614 Oronoco Street, Alexandria VA 22314, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Lee-Fendall House (here, next to this marker); Washington-Rochambeau Route (a few steps from this marker); Home of Edmund Jennings Lee (within shouting distance
Lee-Fendall House and Markers image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 21, 2008
2. Lee-Fendall House and Markers
of this marker); Lee’s Boyhood Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Street (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Alexandria Library Sit-In (about 700 feet away); Lloyd House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of First Synagogue of Beth El Hebrew Congregation (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Alexandria.
 
More about this marker. Marker is on the outside wall of the house, on the western corner facing Oronoco Street.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,646 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   2. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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