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Mary Washington Burial Site

 
 
Mary Washington Burial Site Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, April 12, 2020
1. Mary Washington Burial Site Marker
Inscription.  
Mary
Mother of
Washington

Buried Here
1789

[Memorial:]
Mary
the Mother of
Washington

Erected
by her
Country-Women

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWomen. A significant historical year for this entry is 1789.
 
Location. 38° 18.354′ N, 77° 28.122′ W. Marker is in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Avenue and Pitt Street, on the right when traveling south on Washington Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1411 Washington Ave, Fredericksburg VA 22401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Welcome (within shouting distance of this marker); Religious Liberty (within shouting distance of this marker); Col. George Eskridge Memorial Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); Meditation Rock (within shouting distance of this marker); Fredericksburg Granite (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct
Front of the Mary Washington Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, April 12, 2020
2. Front of the Mary Washington Memorial
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line); Hugh Mercer (about 700 feet away); The Canal Ditch: Battlefield Obstacle (about 800 feet away); Shiloh Baptist Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fredericksburg.
 
Back of memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, April 12, 2020
3. Back of memorial
Mary Washington Burial Site Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, April 12, 2020
4. Mary Washington Burial Site Marker
Mary Washington Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, April 12, 2020
5. Mary Washington Memorial
Additional plaque image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, April 12, 2020
6. Additional plaque
Also on the grounds
"Meditation Rock"
and the
Gordon
Family Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 12, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 83 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 12, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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Aug. 11, 2022