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Near King George in King George County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Cleydael

 
 
Cleydael Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, October 7, 2007
1. Cleydael Marker
Inscription. This T-shaped house was built in 1859 by Dr. Richard Stuart as a summer residence for his family. On Sunday afternoon, April 23, 1865, John Wilkes Booth and three companions came to this house seeking medical assistance from Dr. Stuart. Suspicious of his visitors and aware of Lincolnís assassination, Dr. Stuart refused to aid them and sent them away after dinner.
 
Erected 1989 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number EP-9.)
 
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 38° 18.959′ N, 77° 8.185′ W. Marker was near King George, Virginia, in King George County. Marker was at the intersection of Dahlgren Road (Virginia Route 206) and Cleydael Boulevard, on the right when traveling north on Dahlgren Road. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: King George VA 22485, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Ralph Bunche High School (approx. 3 miles away); Hanover Baptist Church (approx. 3.2 miles away); All that Glitters (approx. 3.3 miles away); King George Confederate Monument (approx. 4.2 miles away); Marmion
Cleydael Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, October 7, 2007
2. Cleydael Marker
(approx. 4.6 miles away); Eagleís Nest (approx. 4.6 miles away); St. Paulís Church (approx. 4.6 miles away); Historic Port Conway (approx. 5.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in King George.
 
Additional keywords. John Wilkes Booth Escape Route
 
Categories. Notable EventsWar, US Civil
 
Missing Marker - Only the Pole Remains image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Cross, April 17, 2014
3. Missing Marker - Only the Pole Remains
Cleydael image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, October 7, 2007
4. Cleydael
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 12, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,505 times since then and 94 times this year. Last updated on October 12, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 12, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on May 3, 2014, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   4. submitted on October 12, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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