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

Home of Dr. James Craik

(Born 1730 - Died Feb. 6, 1814)

 
 
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By Allen C. Browne, March 15, 2014
1. Home of Dr. James Craik Marker
Inscription.  Close personal friend and family physician of Washington. Surgeon in Braddock's campaign, also with Washington throughout the Revolutionary War. Was at his bedside when he died and received his last messages.
 
Erected by The Alexandria Chamber of Commerce.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraScience & MedicineWar, French and IndianWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 38° 48.125′ N, 77° 2.555′ W. Marker is in the Historical District in Alexandria, Virginia. Marker is on Duke Street east of South Fairfax Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 210 Duke Street, Alexandria VA 22304, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George Johnston's Home (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Presbyterian Church of Alexandria (about 300 feet away); Residence of General William Brown, M.D. (about 300 feet away); Green & Brother Furniture (about 400 feet away); Saint Mary's Catholic Parish
Home of Dr. James Craik Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, March 15, 2014
2. Home of Dr. James Craik Marker
(about 400 feet away); Colonel Michael Swope House (about 400 feet away); Gazette House (about 500 feet away); Home of Elisha Cullen Dick (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Historical District.
 
Regarding Home of Dr. James Craik. Wikipedia article has birth year 1727, and the article could be interpreted as saying he was present at the deaths of both Braddock and Washington.
 
Also see . . .  James Craik (1730-1814). Biography at Mt. Vernon website. (Submitted on March 16, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Home of Dr. James Craik image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, March 15, 2014
3. Home of Dr. James Craik
210 Duke Street
Dr. James Craik image. Click for full size.
Wikipedia
4. Dr. James Craik
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 16, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,054 times since then and 9 times this year. Last updated on February 19, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 16, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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