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

President Gerald R. Ford, Jr. Residence

 
 
President Gerald R. Ford, Jr. Residence Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 18, 2019
1. President Gerald R. Ford, Jr. Residence Marker
Inscription.  
President Gerald R. Ford, Jr.
Residence

has been designated a
National Historic Landmark
This residence possesses significance in
commemorating the history of the
United States of America

From 1955-1974, this was the home of Gerald R. Ford, Jr., 38th President of the United States. These years constitute the major part of Ford's long Congressional career, as well as his service as Vice President and the first 10 days after his assumption of the Presidency following President Nixon's Resignation.

1985
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #37 Richard M. Nixon, the Former U.S. Presidents: #38 Gerald R. Ford, Jr., and the National Historic Landmarks series lists.
 
Location. 38° 48.797′ N, 77° 4.786′ W. Marker is in Taylor Run in Alexandria, Virginia. Marker is
President Gerald R. Ford, Jr. Residence image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 18, 2019
2. President Gerald R. Ford, Jr. Residence
on Crown View Drive east of Cloverway Drive, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 514 Crown View Drive, 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. Life of a Forest (approx. ¼ mile away); A Native American Village (approx. 0.3 miles away); Listen for Chipmunks (approx. 0.4 miles away); Original Federal Boundary Stone, District of Columbia, Southwest 3 (approx. half a mile away); Life of a Creek (approx. half a mile away); Fort Williams (approx. half a mile away); Mills and Molassas (approx. half a mile away); Gerald R. Ford (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Taylor Run.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 18, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 116 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 18, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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