Alexandria, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Mistress Margaret Brent
Erected 1978 by the Mount Vernon Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 38° 47.451′ N, 77° 2.464′ W. Marker is in Alexandria, Virginia. Marker can be reached from South Street near South Washington Street (Virginia Route 400). Touch for map. It is in Jones Point Park, at the lighthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Alexandria VA 22314, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Remarkable Margaret Brent (here, next to this marker); The Jones Point Lighthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); D.C.'s First Building Block (within shouting distance of this marker); The Nations Capital Begins Here 1791-1793 Who Owns the River? (within shouting distance of this marker); First Original Federal Boundary Stone (was within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing. ); The Long Story of The Jones Point Ropewalk (within shouting distance of this marker); A World War I Shipyard Transforms Jones Point (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alexandria.
More about this marker. Marker is at the Jones Point Lighthouse, inside the white picket fence.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. They are other markers to Margaret Brent.
Also see . . . Margaret Brent (ca. 1601-ca. 1671). Brief biographical sketch by Anne Baker; prepared for the Maryland State Archives. (Submitted on June 21, 2008.)
Categories. • Civil Rights • Colonial Era • Notable Persons • Settlements & Settlers •
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