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

Home of Edmund Jennings Lee

Completed 1801

 
 
Home of Edmund Jennings Lee Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 21, 2008
1. Home of Edmund Jennings Lee Marker
Inscription. Eminent lawyer, he lived here until 1837. His son, Cassius Francis Lee until 1865. Edmund Jennings Lee served as Vestryman and Warden of Christ Church, whose Glebe lands he successfully defended from confiscation after the Revolutionary War. Major of Alexandria 1814–1818. Robert Edward Lee, his nephew, considered this his second home.
 
Erected 1967 by John Alexander Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 38° 48.572′ N, 77° 2.77′ W. Marker is in Alexandria, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of North Washington Street (Virginia Route 400) and Oronoco Street, on the right when traveling south on North Washington Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 428 N Washington St, Alexandria VA 22314, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lee-Fendall House (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Lee-Fendall House (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington-Rochambeau Route (within shouting distance
Home of Edmund Jennings Lee and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 21, 2008
2. Home of Edmund Jennings Lee and Marker
Marker is just below the two windows at sidewalk level.
of this marker); Lee’s Boyhood Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Street (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Alexandria Library Sit-In (about 700 feet away); Lloyd House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lodge No. 38, Independent Order of Odd Fellows (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alexandria.
 
More about this marker. Edmund Jennings Lee (1772–1843) died across the street is what today known as the Lee-Fendall House.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 26, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,978 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 26, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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