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.
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 (a few steps from this marker); The Custis Family (a few steps from 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 . . .
1. Site of Abingdon Plantation House - History in Alexandria Virginia. (Submitted on June 17, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
2. Abingdon Plantation. (Submitted on July 11, 2011, by Bernard H. Berne of Arlington, Virginia.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers • Women •
More. Search the internet for Abingdon.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 24, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 13, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,977 times since then and 3 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.