Arlington in Arlington County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
the adopted daughter of
General George Washington
Original land grant 1669
Purchased by John Parke Custis
in 1778 from the Alexanders
for whom Alexandria Virginia
Destroyed by fire in 1930
The ruins preserved 1933 by the
Washington Branch of the
Association for the Preservation
of Virginia Antiquities
Erected 1933 by Washington Branch of the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1669.
Location. 38° 51.075′ N, 77° 2.675′ W. Marker is in Arlington, Virginia, in Arlington County. Marker is located between the parking garages at Ronald Reagan National Airport. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Arlington VA 22202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Industrial Age (here, next to this marker); Abingdon Plantation Restoration (here, next to this marker); Abingdon Plantation The Custis Family (a few steps from this marker); The Hunter Family (a few steps from this marker); The Alexander Family (a few steps from this marker); The Ages of Abingdon (within shouting distance of this marker); Ronald Reagan (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington.
Also see . . . Abingdon Plantation. (Submitted on July 11, 2011, by Bernard H. Berne of Arlington, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 13, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,104 times since then and 42 times this year. Last updated on February 4, 2009, by Kevin Vincent of Arlington, Virginia. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 17, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. 5. submitted on December 13, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.