Arlington in Arlington County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The Ball-Carlin Cemetery
Erected by Arlington County, Virginia.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Colonial Era. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1766.
Location. 38° 51.79′ N, 77° Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 South Kensington Street, Arlington VA 22204, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Carlin Community Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); John Ball House (within shouting distance of this marker); Moses Ball Grant (approx. 0.2 miles away); Carlin Springs (approx. ¼ mile away); Glencarlyn Station (approx. ¼ mile away); Original Federal Boundary Stone, District of Columbia, Southwest 7 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mary Carlin House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Reevesland (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington.
More about this marker. The statement on the marker that John and Moses Ball were cousins of George Washington is probably inaccurate. Although George Washington's mother's maiden name was Ball, there is no evidence that she was related to this Ball family.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 15, 2012, by Kevin Vincent of Arlington, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,497 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on May 15, 2012, by Kevin Vincent of Arlington, Virginia. 2, 3. submitted on August 10, 2013, by Kevin Vincent of Arlington, Virginia. 4, 5. submitted on March 15, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.