Near Alexandria in Fairfax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
George Washington, 1789-1797 • Thomas Jefferson, 1801-1809 • James Madison, 1809-1817 • James Monroe, 1817-1825 • Wm. Henry Harrison, 1841-1841 • John Tyler, 1841-1845 • Zachary Taylor, 1849-1850 • Woodrow Wilson, 1913-1921.
Erected 1932 by the Mt. Vernon Chapter N.S.D.A.R., Alexandria, Virginia.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 38° 46.879′ N, 77° 3.228′ W. Marker is near Alexandria, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker can be reached from George Washington Memorial Parkway (at milepost 7). Touch for map. Located in the near the second parking lot of Belle Haven Park. Exit parkway on unnamed road to Belle Haven Marina and then take left turn into parking areas. Proceed to second parking lot and marker is located on the right side of the one-way lane exiting the parking lot. Marker is in this post office area: Alexandria VA 22307, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic Jones Point (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Colonial Fort (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wasteland or Wetland? (approx. 0.3 miles away); A Place to Rest—or Nest (approx. half a mile away); Defenses of Washington (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alexandria.
More about this marker. These eight Virginians were the first, third, fourth, fifth, ninth, tenth, twelfth, and twenty eighth Presidents of the United States.
Regarding These Trees. The eight trees, if they are still standing, are no longer distinguishable in the vegetation.
Also see . . . Virginia: Mother of Presidents. April 2000 (Submitted on March 10, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. NSDAR: National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution
Categories. • Horticulture & Forestry • Notable Persons •
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