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Alexandria, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Home of George Gilpin 1740-1813

 
 
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By Devry Jones, March 30, 2018
1. Home of George Gilpin 1740-1813 Marker
Inscription.
Home of
George Gilpin 1740-1813

Member, Fairfax Committee of Safety
Colonel, Virginia Regiment Fairfax Militia,
Served with General George Washington
in New Jersey campaign and Battle of Germantown
Surveyor of the Town of Alexandria 1798
then part of the District of Columbia
Member of the Alexandria Lodge of Masons
Vestryman of Christ Church
Honorary Pallbearer to General Washington

Placed by
Kate Waller Barret Chapter
National Society
Daughters of the American Revolution
1979

 
Erected 1979 by Kate Waller Barrett Chapter, National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 38° 48.261′ N, 77° 2.512′ W. Marker is in Alexandria, Virginia. Marker is on King Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 208 King Street, Alexandria VA 22314, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic Alexandria (a few steps from this marker); The Port City (within shouting distance of this marker);
Home of George Gilpin 1740-1813 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, March 30, 2018
2. Home of George Gilpin 1740-1813 Marker
Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); The Athenaeum (within shouting distance of this marker); Col. John Fitzgerald (within shouting distance of this marker); The Ramsay House (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Ramsay House (within shouting distance of this marker); Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alexandria.
 
Categories. Colonial EraWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 7, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 1, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 64 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 1, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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