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Near Oak Grove in Westmoreland County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

John Muse

October 13, 1633 – April 5, 1723

 
 
John Muse image. Click for full size.
By Harley C. Muse, February 20, 2006
1. John Muse
Inscription.  The land encompassing this marker has been in the continuous possession of the Muse family since September 16, 1668.

Possession has been handed down through the toils of the descendants of the founding father of the Muse family in America.
 
Erected 1974 by Muse Reunion Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 38° 11.775′ N, 76° 55.114′ W. Marker is near Oak Grove, Virginia, in Westmoreland County. Marker can be reached from Bridges Creek Road 0.7 miles north of Popes Creek Road (State Route 204). This marker is on private property but can be seen from the road which is the driveway for the property that runs through the George Washington Birthplace National Monument. The property is surrounded by the property currently owned by Larry A. Muse, a direct descendant of John Muse, and Mr. Muse's property is surrounded by the grounds of the National Monument. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 530 Bridges Creek Road, Colonial Beach VA 22443, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other
Monument with marker atop image. Click for full size.
By Harley C. Muse, February 20, 2006
2. Monument with marker atop
markers are within walking distance of this marker. Henry Brooks Farm (approx. 0.6 miles away); John Washington House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Artery of Commerce (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Burial Ground (approx. 0.7 miles away); Dairy (approx. ¾ mile away); The Memorial Area (approx. ¾ mile away); The Bay Today (approx. 0.8 miles away); A New World on the Chesapeake (approx. 0.8 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 27, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 26, 2008, by Harley C. Muse of George Washington's Birthplace, Colonial Beach, Virginia. This page has been viewed 3,043 times since then and 161 times this year. Last updated on March 27, 2008, by Harley C. Muse of George Washington's Birthplace, Colonial Beach, Virginia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 26, 2008, by Harley C. Muse of George Washington's Birthplace, Colonial Beach, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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