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

Home of Charles Lee

 
 
Home of Charles Lee Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, January 26, 2019
1. Home of Charles Lee Marker
Inscription.  
[Top plaque]
Home of Charles Lee
First Collector of Customs, Alexandria
1789 - 1793

Designated an
Historic Customhouse
Vernon D. Acree
U.S. Commissioner of Customs
1976


[Bottom Plaque]
George Washington entertained by the City of Alexandria
1763

First chartered bank of Virginia
1793

Opening of Frankie Welch of Virginia
1963
 
Erected 1976.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 38° 48.345′ N, 77° 2.553′ W. Marker is in the Historical District in Alexandria, Virginia. Marker is on Cameron Street west of North Fairfax Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 305 Cameron Street, Alexandria VA 22314, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Lot Sold at Auction (here, next to this marker); Hall, Bank & Tavern (a few steps from this marker); Site of Assembly Hall (within shouting distance
Home of Charles Lee image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, January 26, 2019
2. Home of Charles Lee
of this marker); Alexandria Washington Lodge (within shouting distance of this marker); Wise's Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Bank of Alexandria (within shouting distance of this marker); Alexandria, Virginia (within shouting distance of this marker); The Braddock Campaign and Carlyle House (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Historical District.
 
Additional plaque on building image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, January 26, 2019
3. Additional plaque on building
Historic Alexandria
Foundation

Reg. No. 53S305
Early
Buildings
Survey
Nearby gimmick bench image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, January 26, 2019
4. Nearby gimmick bench
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 26, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 109 times since then and 72 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 26, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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