Colonial Beach in Westmoreland County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Explore a trail network
George Washington Birthplace National Monument
— National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
This extensive network of land and water trails stretches between the mouth of the Potomac River and the Allegheny Highlands, leading through the landscape of Washington’s life and his dreams for the nation’s future.
Erected 2015 by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington series list.
Location. 38° 10.991′ N, 76° 55.085′ W. Marker is in Colonial Beach, Virginia, in Westmoreland County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Popes Creek Road and Bridges Creek Road. The marker is attached to the exterior wall of the George Washington Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1732 Popes Creek Road, Colonial Beach VA 22443, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. War in the Chesapeake (here, next to this marker); “O! say can you see…” (a few steps from this marker); Free to Fight (a few steps from this marker); The Historic Area (within shouting distance of this marker); Popes Creek Plantation (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Memorial Area (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dairy (approx. 0.2 miles away); Artery of Commerce (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Colonial Beach.
Also see . . .
1. George Washington Birthplace National Monument. National Park Service (Submitted on August 22, 2016.)
2. Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail. National Park Service (Submitted on August 22, 2016.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 20, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 218 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 20, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.