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Colonial Beach in Westmoreland County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Dairy

 
 
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By Patrick G. Jordan, August 3, 2010
1. Dairy Marker
Inscription.  Site of eighteenth-century dairy used by the Washingtons for storage of milk, cheese and other dairy products. The original brick floor is still in tact.

Please leave undisturbed.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Colonial Era.
 
Location. 38° 11.141′ N, 76° 55.001′ W. Marker is in Colonial Beach, Virginia, in Westmoreland County. Marker can be reached from Popes Creek Road. The marker is at George Washington Birthplace National Monument, one of our National Parks. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1732 Popes Creek Road, Colonial Beach VA 22443, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Memorial Area (a few steps from this marker); Archeology at Popes Creek (within shouting distance of this marker); Popes Creek Plantation (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Artery of Commerce (about 400 feet away); The Historic Area (approx. 0.2 miles away); Explore a trail network (approx. 0.2 miles away); War in the Chesapeake
Dairy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, August 3, 2010
2. Dairy Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); “O! say can you see…” (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Colonial Beach.
 
Also see . . .  George Washington Birthplace National Monument. A website of the National Park Service. (Submitted on August 5, 2010, by Patrick G. Jordan of Graham, North Carolina.) 
 
Dairy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, August 3, 2010
3. Dairy Marker
George Washington Birthplace National Monument image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, August 3, 2010
4. George Washington Birthplace National Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 5, 2010, by Patrick G. Jordan of Graham, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 501 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 5, 2010, by Patrick G. Jordan of Graham, North Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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