Seminary Hill in Alexandria, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Gerald R. Ford
Thirty-Eighth President of the United States
— Alexandria Resident 1951-1974 —
President Ford died on December 26, 2006, at the age of 93. In honor of his years in Alexandria, the funeral motorcade passed through the City en route to the U.S. Capitol while hundreds of Alexandrians lined Washington Street to say farewell to one of their most famous residents.
—Remarks by Gerald R. Ford on being sworn in as President of the United States, August 9, 1974
Erected by City of Alexandria.
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 Virginia, The City of Alexandria series lists.
Location. 38° 49.027′ N, 77° 5.355′ W. Marker is in Seminary Hill in Alexandria, Virginia. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Janneys Lane (Virginia Route 420) and North Quaker Lane, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1426 Janneys Ln, Alexandria VA 22302, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Williams (approx. 0.4 miles away); A Native American Village (approx. 0.4 miles away); Life of a Forest (approx. 0.4 miles away); Listen for Chipmunks (approx. half a mile away); Fort Worth (approx. half a mile away); Chinquapin Trek (approx. half a mile away); A Chinquapin House (approx. half a mile away); Life of a Creek (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Seminary Hill.
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 160 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 18, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.