“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Alexandria, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)

Lloyd House

Lloyd House Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 28, 2008
1. Lloyd House Marker
Inscription.  Built 1797 by John Wise, tavern keeper, and his residence, until 1799. Rental property when sold to Major Jacob Hoffman 1810–1825, included outbuildings, gardens, small sugar refinery. Next owner Elizabeth Thacker Hooe leased house to Benjamin Hallowell, schoolmaster, who had prepared Robert E. Lee for West Point. Lee was often a guest at the house. Purchased 1832 by John Lloyd and remained in his family to 1918. Saved by Robert V. New from demolition 1956. With contributions from federal, state and city governments, the Hoge Foundation, Historic Alexandria Foundation, and others bought 1968 and restored by Alexandria Historical Restoration and Preservation Commission as choice example of Late Georgian architecture.
Erected 1983 by John Alexander Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & CommerceSettlements & SettlersWomen. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1797.
Lloyd House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 28, 2008
2. Lloyd House and Marker
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38° 48.435′ N, 77° 2.801′ W. Marker is in Alexandria, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of North Washington Street (Virginia Route 400) and Queen Street, on the right when traveling south on North Washington Street. Plaque is on the house wall, at sidewalk level. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 220 N Washington St, Alexandria VA 22314, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Alexandria Library Sit-In (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of First Synagogue of Beth El Hebrew Congregation (within shouting distance of this marker); Lodge No. 38, Independent Order of Odd Fellows (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Confederate Soldiers (about 400 feet away); Home of Henry Lee (about 400 feet away); In Memory of the Honorary Pall-Bearers of General George Washington (about 400 feet away); Lord Fairfax House (about 500 feet away); Historic Street (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alexandria.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 28, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 2,085 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 28, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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