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Fort Washington in Prince George's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

“Warburton Manor”

Patented 1661

 
 
"Warburton Manor" Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, December 1, 2004
1. "Warburton Manor" Marker
Inscription.  
Home of the Digges Family
(descendants of Edward Digges,
governor of Virginia, 1652–1668)
The most intimate friend of
George and Martha Washington
in Prince George’s County,
where they visited many times.
Washington
spent his forty-third birthday here.
Now site of Fort Washington
designed by L’Enfant, 1814.

 
Erected 1932 by George Washington Bicentennial.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraForts or CastlesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the George Washington Slept Here series list.
 
Location. 38° 42.838′ N, 77° 1.736′ W. Marker is in Fort Washington, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker is on Fort Washington Road 0.8 miles west of Old Fort Road, in the median. Marker is within Fort Washington Park, in the wide median of the drive through the park to the visitors center. Touch for map
Fort Washington image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, December 1, 2004
2. Fort Washington
. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Washington MD 20744, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Washington Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Battery Decatur and Disappearing Guns (approx. 0.2 miles away); Capital Guardian (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Capital Guardian (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Capital Guardian (approx. ¼ mile away); Main Gateway (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Northwest Demi-Bastion (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Mortar Battery (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Washington.
 
Lighthouse at Fort Washington image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, December 1, 2004
3. Lighthouse at Fort Washington
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 18, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,975 times since then and 99 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 18, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.
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