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Alexandria, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Memorial Fountain

 
 
The Memorial Fountain Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 2, 2014
1. The Memorial Fountain Marker
Inscription. The Memorial Fountain in this garden rededicated on June 2, 1967 by The Mount Vernon Chapter National Society of The Daughters of the American Revolution on the occasion of the Dedication of tavern square the fountain was previously located at the corner of Fairfax and Cameron Streets and relocated on this site by the developer of Tavern Square, Eugene Simpson & Bro., Inc.
 
Location. 38° 48.329′ N, 77° 2.615′ W. Marker is in Alexandria, Virginia. Marker is on North Royal Street south of Cameron Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 132 North Royal Street, Alexandria VA 22314, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Front Door of Gadsby's Tavern (a few steps from this marker); Gadsby’s Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); The Gadsby's Tavern Ice Well (was within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported permanently removed. ); Alexandria Post No. 24, American Legion (within shouting distance of this marker); City of Alexandria World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker
The Memorial Fountain image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 2, 2014
2. The Memorial Fountain
also named Gadsby's Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Alexandria, Virginia (within shouting distance of this marker); For God and Country (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alexandria.
 
Categories. Colonial EraMan-Made FeaturesWar, US Revolutionary
 
The Memorial Fountain Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 2, 2014
3. The Memorial Fountain Inscription
Erected April 1, 1912
by the Mount Vernon Chapter D. A. R. in memory of the Colonial and Revolutionary events of the town of Alexandria, Virginia.
The Memorial Fountain image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 2, 2014
4. The Memorial Fountain
The cannon in the center of the fountain is said to have been one of the cannons General Braddock brought to Alexandria in the French and Indian War.
Fish Face image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 2, 2014
5. Fish Face
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 15, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 445 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 15, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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