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Fort Washington in Prince George's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

“Warburton Manor”

Patented 1661

 
 
"Warburton Manor" Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, December 1, 2004
1. "Warburton Manor" Marker
Inscription. Home of the Digges Family (descendants of Edward Digges, governor of Virginia, 1652–1668). The most intimate friend of George and Martha Washington in Prince George’s County, where they visited many times. Washington spent his forty-third birthday here. Now site of Fort Washington, designed by L’Enfant 1814.
 
Erected 1932 by George Washington Bicentennial.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the George Washington Slept Here marker series.
 
Location. 38° 42.838′ N, 77° 1.736′ W. Marker is in Fort Washington, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker is on Fort Washington Road 0.8 miles west of Old Fort Road, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is within Fort Washington Park, in the wide median of the drive through the park to the visitors center. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Washington MD 20744, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Washington Park ( approx. 0.2 miles away); Battery Decatur and Disappearing Guns ( approx. 0.2 miles away); Capital Guardian ( approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Capital Guardian ( approx.
Fort Washington image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, December 1, 2004
2. Fort Washington
¼ mile away); a different marker also named Capital Guardian ( approx. ¼ mile away); Main Gateway ( approx. 0.3 miles away); The Northwest Demi-Bastion ( approx. 0.3 miles away); The Mortar Battery ( approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Washington.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesNotable Persons
 
Lighthouse at Fort Washington image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, December 1, 2004
3. Lighthouse at Fort Washington
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 18, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,565 times since then and 161 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 18, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.
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