Mount Vernon in Fairfax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Slavery at Mount Vernon
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: African Americans. A significant historical date for this entry is January 1, 1801.
Location. 38° 42.403′ N, 77° 5.331′ W. Marker is in Mount Vernon, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Mount Vernon Memorial Highway (Route 235) and Mount Vernon Memorial Parkway. This marker is on the grounds of Mount Vernon. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Mount Vernon VA 22121, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers Slave Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of the Many Faithful Colored Servants of the Washington Family (within shouting distance of this marker); Mount Vernon's Slave Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Slave Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Slavery at Mount Vernon (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Powel Coach (about 600 feet away); George Washington's Fisheries (about 600 feet away); The Potomac Watershed (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Vernon.
More about this marker. This marker replaces an earlier marker also called “Slavery at Mount Vernon” which was located where the "Slave Memorial" marker is now located.
Also see . . . Slavery. George Washington's Mount Vernon. URL mentioned on marker. (Submitted on January 17, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 19, 2018. It was originally submitted on January 17, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 122 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 17, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.