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Near Alexandria in Fairfax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Tomb of Washington

 
 
Tomb of Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 10, 2008
1. Tomb of Washington Marker
Inscription.  
Erected 1830-31
Site & materials specified
in
Washington’s Will

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesNotable Places.
 
Location. 38° 42.416′ N, 77° 5.472′ W. Marker is near Alexandria, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of George Washington Memorial Parkway and Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, on the right when traveling south. Marker is on the grounds of George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate & Gardens. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Alexandria VA 22309, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sunrise to Sunset (a few steps from this marker); Slave Cabin (a few steps from this marker); George Washington's Forest (a few steps from this marker); Other Useful Resources (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington's Trees (within shouting distance of this marker); Domestic Animals (about 300 feet away, measured in
Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Tomb of George and Martha Washington image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Heather Renz, July 15, 2010
2. Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Tomb of George and Martha Washington
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a direct line); Creatures in the Forest (about 300 feet away); The Old Vault (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alexandria.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. See the Old Vault and the New Tomb of George and Martha Washington.
 
Also see . . .  George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate & Gardens. (Submitted on October 30, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
 
Inscription on the back wall of Washington's Tomb image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Heather Renz, July 15, 2010
3. Inscription on the back wall of Washington's Tomb
George Washington's Resting Place with Boxwood Wreath image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Heather Renz, July 15, 2010
4. George Washington's Resting Place with Boxwood Wreath
Marker at Mount Vernon image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 10, 2008
5. Marker at Mount Vernon
Marker is located to the left of the tomb.
Tomb of Washington image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 10, 2008
6. Tomb of Washington
George and Martha Washington were reinterred in this tomb in 1831.
Washington's Tomb at Mount Vernon image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 10, 2008
7. Washington's Tomb at Mount Vernon
Washington's Headquarters flag joins the American flag outside of the tomb of George and Martha Washington.
Tomb Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 10, 2008
8. Tomb Marker
Within this Enclosure
Rest
the remains of
Genl. George Washington
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 30, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,310 times since then and 15 times this year. Last updated on June 30, 2019. Photos:   1. submitted on October 30, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   2, 3, 4. submitted on August 15, 2010, by Heather Renz of Redmond, Oregon.   5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on October 30, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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May. 21, 2022