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

Dairy

 
 
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Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, July 4, 2021
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.
 
Erected by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureColonial 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); 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.

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Photographed By Patrick G. Jordan, August 3, 2010
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0.2 miles away); War in the Chesapeake (approx. 0.2 miles away); “O! say can you see…” (approx. 0.2 miles away); Free to Fight (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.
Photographed By Patrick G. Jordan, August 3, 2010
3. Dairy Marker
George Washington Birthplace National Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Patrick G. Jordan, August 3, 2010
4. George Washington Birthplace National Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 5, 2010, by Patrick G. Jordan of Graham, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 560 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 5, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   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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May. 26, 2022