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North Virginia Beach in Virginia Beach, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

George Mason

1725 - 1797

 

— Fairfax County —

 
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By Keith W., July 10, 2020
1. George Mason Marker
Inscription.  Mason's wording in the Virginia Declaration of Rights in 1776 influenced the first ten amendments to the Constitution forming the U.S. Bill of Rights. His stand as an unwavering abolitionist led to halting the importation of slaves to America.
 
Erected 1999 by City of Virginia Beach.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RRIndustry & CommerceWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Legends Walk series list.
 
Location. 36° 50.49′ N, 75° 58.428′ W. Marker is in North Virginia Beach in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Marker can be reached from Atlantic Avenue just south of 14th Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1304 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach VA 23451, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pearl Bailey (here, next to this marker); Richard E. Byrd (here, next to this marker); Chief Powhatan (here, next to this marker); Meriwether Lewis (here, next to
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this marker); Arthur Ashe (here, next to this marker); Claude V. Ricketts (here, next to this marker); Secretariat (here, next to this marker); James P. Lannon (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in North Virginia Beach.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 31, 2021, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 24 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on January 31, 2021, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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