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Charles Town in Jefferson County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Samuel Washington House

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, April 15, 2019
1. Samuel Washington House Marker
Inscription.  Samuel Washington was the brother of George Washington, first President of the United States. Born in 1734, Samuel Washington served as Justice of the Peace, County Magistrate, County Sheriff, and parish vestryman in Stafford County, Virginia. Throughout his life, he fathered eight children and died in 1781. Samuel Washington House was built in the late 1800s by descendents of Samuel Washington. Originally built as a private home, the building was later used as a bed and breakfast before American Public University System (APUS) purchased and renovated the home in 2009.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNotable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1734.
 
Location. 39° 17.256′ N, 77° 51.558′ W. Marker is in Charles Town, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Marker is on South George Street (West Virginia Route 115) north of West Avis Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 216 South George Street, Charles Town WV 25414, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Etter Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Etter Hall
Samuel Washington House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 15, 2019
2. Samuel Washington House Marker
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Williams House (about 400 feet away); Thomas Green House (about 400 feet away); Charles Town Schools (about 400 feet away); Charles Town Post Office (about 500 feet away); Charles Town (about 500 feet away); Jefferson County Courthouse (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charles Town.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 18, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 18, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 156 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 18, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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