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Near Charles Town in Jefferson County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Cedar Lawn

 
 
Cedar Lawn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, June 16, 2007
1. Cedar Lawn Marker
Inscription. 1½ mi. S is 1825 home of John T. A. Washington, a great nephew of the 1st president. Land part of “Harewood” plot of Sam’l Washington, a brother of George. Original site of 1780 home “Berry Hill.”
 
Erected by the West Virginia Department of Culture and History. (Marker Number 1983.)
 
Location. 39° 18.216′ N, 77° 55.38′ W. Marker is near Charles Town, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of Middleway Pike (West Virginia Route 51) and Earle Road (County Route 51/1) on Middleway Pike. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charles Town WV 25414, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Harewood (approx. 0.3 miles away); Richwood Hall (approx. 0.8 miles away); Cameron's Depot Engagement (approx. 1.2 miles away); Locust Hill (approx. 1.2 miles away); Ruins of St. George’s Chapel (approx. 1.8 miles away); Johnsontown (approx. 3.1 miles away); "Prato Rio" (approx. 3.1 miles away); Hollis Pump (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charles Town.
 
Also see . . .  The Washingtons of Jefferson County. By John Augustine
Is this Cedar Lawn? image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 16, 2007
2. Is this Cedar Lawn?
View from the road. This house is approx 1¾ miles south of the marker.
Washington, family historian. (Submitted on July 29, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsNotable Persons
 
Cedar Lawn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 15, 2008
3. Cedar Lawn Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 29, 2007, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,865 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 29, 2007, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland.   2. submitted on July 29, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   3. submitted on March 15, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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