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Historical District in Alexandria, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

First Lot Sold at Auction

 
 
First Lot Sold at Auction Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2020
1. First Lot Sold at Auction Marker
Inscription.  Erected by the Bicentennial Commission to mark the site of the first lot sold at Auction July 13th, 1749,
 
Erected by Bicentennial Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places.
 
Location. 38° 48.345′ N, 77° 2.554′ W. Marker is in the Historical District in Alexandria, Virginia. Marker is on Cameron Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 211 Cameron Street, Alexandria VA 22314, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Home of Charles Lee (here, next to this marker); Hall, Bank & Tavern (a few steps from this marker); Alexandria Washington Lodge (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Assembly Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Wise's Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Bank of Alexandria (within shouting distance of this marker); Alexandria, Virginia (within shouting distance of this marker); The Braddock Campaign and Carlyle House (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Historical District.
 
First Lot Sold at Auction Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2020
2. First Lot Sold at Auction Marker
Early Builders Survey Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2020
3. Early Builders Survey Plaque
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 11, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 11, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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