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Harry W. Gray House

 
 
Harry W. Gray House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Vincent, October 7, 2013
1. Harry W. Gray House Marker
Inscription. Harry W. Gray was born into slavery at Arlington House, where he learned to work with brick and stone. He built this two-story red brick townhouse in 1881 on an original ten acre homestead. The design was based on homes he had seen in Washington, D.C. It is a rare example of an early townhouse form built in Arlington. The Harry W. Gray House is a designated Arlington County Landmark.
 
Erected by Arlington County.
 
Location. 38° 51.912′ N, 77° 4.485′ W. Marker is in Arlington, Virginia, in Arlington County. Marker is at the intersection of 10th Street South and South Quinn Street, on the right when traveling east on 10th Street South. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1005 South Quinn Street, Arlington VA 22204, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Arlington Chapel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Freedman's Village (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Freedmanís Village (approx. 0.3 miles away); American-Armenian Volunteer Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Argonne Cross (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort Albany
Harry W. Gray House image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Vincent, October 7, 2013
2. Harry W. Gray House
(approx. half a mile away); Prospect Hill (approx. half a mile away); Robert Edwin Peary (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington.
 
Categories. African Americans
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 9, 2013, by Kevin Vincent of Arlington, Virginia. This page has been viewed 297 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 9, 2013, by Kevin Vincent of Arlington, Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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