Winchester, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
George Washington Lot
A blacksmith shop located here made iron work for Fort Loudoun.
The lot was 119 ft. on Braddock St. and 188.6 ft. on Fairfax Lane.
Erected by The Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • Industry & Commerce • Patriots & Patriotism • Science & Medicine • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington series list. A significant historical date for this entry is May 15, 1753.
Location. 39° 11.231′ N, 78° 9.95′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Fairfax Lane and North Braddock Street (U.S. 11), on the right when traveling east on Fairfax Lane. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Winchester VA 22601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Handley Library (within shouting distance of this marker); Sheridan’s Headquarters Loyal Quaker and Brave Slave (about 400 feet away); Photos of Old Town Winchester (about 400 feet away); Lee Snyder Lovett (about 500 feet away); President William McKinley (about 500 feet away); Site of Fort Loudoun (about 700 feet away); Jackson’s Headquarters (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winchester.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 16, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,488 times since then and 8 times this year. Last updated on September 23, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 16, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.