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Fredericksburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Historic Kenmore

 
 
Historic Kenmore Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., July 10, 2008
1. Historic Kenmore Marker
Inscription.  1775 Home of Fielding Lewis and his wife Betty, sister of George Washington.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNotable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington, and the National Historic Landmarks series lists.
 
Location. 38° 18.213′ N, 77° 27.998′ W. Marker is in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Avenue and Lewis Street on Washington Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1201 Washington Avenue, Fredericksburg VA 22401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George Rogers Clark (within shouting distance of this marker); Hugh Mercer (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1909 (about 400 feet away); To the Confederate Dead (about 500 feet away); 1922 (about 500 feet away); 1895 (about 500 feet away); 1896 (about 500 feet away); Confederate Cemetery (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fredericksburg.
 
Historic Kenmore Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., July 10, 2008
2. Historic Kenmore Marker
Historic Kenmore image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., July 10, 2008
3. Historic Kenmore
Historic Kenmore Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, July 18, 2008
4. Historic Kenmore Marker
Kenmore image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., July 10, 2008
5. Kenmore
has been designated a
Registered National
Historic Landmark
under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935 this site possesses exceptional value in commemorating or illustrating the history of the United States
U.S. Department of the Interior
National Park Service
1970
Historic Kenmore image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., July 10, 2008
6. Historic Kenmore
The restoration of the brounds of Kenmore and the brick wall enclosing them is the gift of The Garden Club of Virginia
Begun February 22, 1924
Completed February 22, 1932
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 31, 2011, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 607 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 31, 2011, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.   4. submitted on July 26, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.   5, 6. submitted on January 31, 2011, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.
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