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Mount Vernon in Fairfax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

"The Texas Gate"

 
 
"The Texas Gate" Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0)
1. "The Texas Gate" Marker
Inscription.  
"The Texas Gate"
at Mount Vernon
was restored in 1988
with funds contributed by
The Freemasons of Texas
to honor the memory
of
George Washington,
Brother mason, founding father
and first President

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsGovernment & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1988.
 
Location. 38° 42.618′ N, 77° 5.187′ W. Marker is in Mount Vernon, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker can be reached from George Washington Memorial Parkway, 0.1 miles east of Mount Vernon Memorial Highway (Virginia Route 235), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy, Mount Vernon VA 22121, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named "The Texas Gate" (here, next to this marker); George Washington's Mount Vernon (a few steps from this marker);
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Origin of the Purple Heart Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); The Mount Vernon Memorial Highway (within shouting distance of this marker); Gateway to the Nation's Capital (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); George Washington's Landscape Design (about 600 feet away); Bowling Green (about 600 feet away); Upper Garden (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Vernon.
 
Plaques on the Texas Gate image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), September 25, 2021
2. Plaques on the Texas Gate
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 26, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 202 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 26, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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