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Berryville in Clarke County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Audley

 
 
Audley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 8, 2007
1. Audley Marker
Inscription.  The house to the north is the home of Nellie Parke Custis, George Washington’s ward, who married his nephew, Major Lawrence Lewis. After her husband’s death in 1839, Nellie Custis Lewis settled here, and here she died in 1852.
 
Erected 1929 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number T-4.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWomen.
 
Location. This marker has been replaced by another marker nearby. It was located near 39° 8.785′ N, 77° 57.526′ W. Marker was in Berryville, Virginia, in Clarke County. Marker was at the intersection of Harry Byrd Highway (Virginia Route 7) and Audley Lane, on the right on Harry Byrd Highway. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Berryville VA 22611, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Audley (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lucy Diggs Slowe (approx. 1.1 miles away); Milton Valley Cemetery (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Schools of Josephine City
Audley Marker Next to Farm Sign image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 8, 2007
2. Audley Marker Next to Farm Sign
(approx. 1.2 miles away); Berryville (approx. 1.2 miles away); Historic Districts (approx. 1.2 miles away); Stewardship & Conservation (approx. 1.2 miles away); Josephine School Community Museum & The African-American Experience (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Berryville.
 
More about this marker. This marker was replaced by a new one also named Audley (see nearby markers).
 
Regarding Audley. The Audley house is a private residence on the Audley Farm.
 
Also see . . .
1. Short Biographical Sketch of Nellie Park Custis. (Submitted on July 17, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Wikipedia Entry for Eleanor Parke Custis. (Submitted on July 17, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
 
Entrance to Audley Farm down Audley Lane image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 8, 2007
3. Entrance to Audley Farm down Audley Lane
Audley Estate image. Click for full size.
Public Domain Resource from Wikipedia.org
4. Audley Estate
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 24, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 17, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,544 times since then and 14 times this year. Last updated on October 4, 2013, by Donald I. Brown of Berryville, Virginia. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 17, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4. submitted on July 24, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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