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Colonial Beach in Westmoreland County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

George Washington Birthplace Site

 
 
George Washington Birthplace Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, January 20, 1995
1. George Washington Birthplace Site Marker
Inscription. On the ground before you once stood the Tidewater plantation home where, on February 22, 1732, George Washington was born, the son of Augustine Washington and his second wife, Mary Ball Washington.
 
Erected by National Park Service US Department of Interior.
 
Location. 38° 10.988′ N, 76° 55.094′ W. Marker is in Colonial Beach, Virginia, in Westmoreland County. Marker is on Popes Creek Road. Touch for map. The marker is on the grounds of George Washington Birthplace National Monument. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1732 Popes Creek Road, Colonial Beach VA 22443, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Explore a trail network (a few steps from this marker); War in the Chesapeake (a few steps from 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); George Washington’s Birthplace (approx. 0.2 miles away); Archeology at Popes Creek (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Colonial Beach.
 
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George Washington Birthplace image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, January 20, 1995
2. George Washington Birthplace
Sign at the entrance to Popes Creek Plantation George Washington Birthplace National Monument image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, January 20, 1995
3. Sign at the entrance to Popes Creek Plantation George Washington Birthplace National Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 3, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 110 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 3, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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