Mount Vernon near Alexandria in Fairfax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The Necessary at Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest features an opening for cleaning. Look for evidence of this feature here, which has since been covered.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #03 Thomas Jefferson series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1803.
Location. 38° 43.032′ N, 77° 8.243′ W. Marker is near Alexandria, Virginia, in Fairfax County. It is in Mount Vernon. Marker can be reached from Outlet, 0.2 miles north of Lampert Road, on the right when Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9000 Richmond 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. Dairy (a few steps from this marker); Meat House (within shouting distance of this marker); Woodlawn (within shouting distance of this marker); The People of Woodlawn (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Woodlawn (about 400 feet away); Pope-Leighey (about 700 feet away); Potomac Connections (about 700 feet away); Woodlawn Historic Landscapes (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alexandria.
Additional keywords. slave labor
Credits. This page was last revised on January 27, 2023. It was originally submitted on October 11, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 161 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 11, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.