Leesburg in Loudon County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
General George C. Marshall House
Has Been Designated a
National Historic Landmark
This House Possesses National Significance
In Commemorating the History of the
United States of America
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior
Erected 1996 by The National Park Service.
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
Location. 39° 6.811′ N, 77° 33.583′ W. Marker is in Leesburg, Virginia, in Loudon County. Marker can be reached from Edwards Ferry Road (Virginia Route 773). Touch for map. This marker is to the left of the front of Dodona Manor. Marker is at or near this postal address: 217 Edwards Ferry Road Northeast, Leesburg VA 20176, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George Catlett Marshall (within shouting distance of this marker); Dodona Manor (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. George C. Marshall House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Depot (approx. 0.2 McKimmey's Mill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Osterburg Mill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Stationmaster's House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dairy Barn (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Leesburg.
Also see . . . Dodona Manor. National Historic Landmark Nomination Form, 1996. “General George Catlett Marshall, Jr. (1880-1959), who enjoyed eighteen years here from 1941 until his death in 1959, called his house in Leesburg, Virginia, Dodona Manor, after the Greek oracle of the whispering oak leaves on the Hill of Dodona. During these years, Marshall rose from being an Army officer held in professional respect, but without celebrity, to one of the most important and respected world figures of the twentieth century. Winston Churchill, recalling the years of World War II, said that the only individual on whom all the leaders conferred unqualified praise and admiration was General Marshall.” (Submitted on November 12, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
Categories. • Notable Buildings • Notable Persons • War, World II •
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