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

Site of the First Lot Sold at Auction

 
 
Site of the First Lot Sold at Auction Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, March 24, 2019
1. Site of the First Lot Sold at Auction Marker
Inscription.  
Erected by the
Bicentennial
Commission

to mark the site
of the first lot
sold at auction

July 13th, 1749

 
Erected 1949 by Bicentennial Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNotable Places.
 
Location. 38° 48.337′ N, 77° 2.503′ W. Marker is in the Historical District in Alexandria, Virginia. Marker is on Cameron Street west of North Lee Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 211 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. Civil War and Restoration (within shouting distance of this marker); A Very Different View: Living and Working in 1700s Alexandria (within shouting distance of this marker); Wise's Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Bank of Alexandria (within shouting distance of this marker); The Braddock Campaign and Carlyle House (within shouting distance of this marker);
Site of the First Lot Sold at Auction Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, March 24, 2019
2. Site of the First Lot Sold at Auction Marker
Site of Assembly Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Braddock Road Mile "0" (within shouting distance of this marker); Carlyle House Historic Park (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Historical District.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 24, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 91 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 24, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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