Near Fredericksburg in Stafford County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
George Washington Boyhood Home Site
National Historic Landmark
This site possesses national significance
in commemorating the history of the
United States of America
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior
Erected 2000 by National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington, and the National Historic Landmarks series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 2000.
Location. 38° 17.634′ N, 77° 26.88′ W. Marker is near Fredericksburg, Virginia, in Stafford County. Marker can be reached from Kings Highway (State Highway Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 268 Kings Hwy, Fredericksburg VA 22405, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Washington Plantation (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Ferries (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Civil War at Ferry Farm (approx. 0.2 miles away); George Washington’s Childhood Home (approx. ¼ mile away); Creek Delegation in Fredericksburg (approx. ¼ mile away); 1820 (approx. 0.3 miles away); 1851 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fredericksburg's Wharves and Harbor (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fredericksburg.
Also see . . .
1. George Washington Boyhood Home Site. The site is maintained by the George Washington Foundation (along with Kenmore in Fredericksburg). The site includes a short walking trail through the Ferry Farm site. An admission fee is charged. (Submitted on December 14, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Washington's Boyhood Home Found. Recent article from National Geographic detailing the archeological excavations. (Submitted on December 14, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 14, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 927 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 14, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.