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Near Alexandria in Fairfax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

To Commemorate the 250th Anniversary

 
 
Commemorative Marker image. Click for full size.
By Roger Dean Meyer, April 8, 2007
1. Commemorative Marker
Inscription. To commemorate the 250th anniversary of the birth of George Washington the citizens of the original Washington, Tyne and Wear, England present to the people of the United States 250 trees planted along the Mount Vernon Memorial Highway. 1732-1982
 
Location. 38° 42.684′ N, 77° 4.392′ W. Marker is near Alexandria, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker can be reached from George Washington Memorial Parkway 0.1 miles west of Stratford Lane, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located along the Mount Vernon Bike Trail just east of Riverside Park. Marker is in this post office area: Alexandria VA 22308, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George Washington, Farmer (within shouting distance of this marker); The Thirteen Adjacent Elms (within shouting distance of this marker); Little Hunting Creek (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Park and Parkway (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Mount Vernon Memorial Highway (approx. 0.7 miles away); Origin of the Purple Heart Trail (approx. 0.7 miles away); Welcome to Mount Vernon
The Commemorative Marker along the Mount Vernon Trail image. Click for full size.
By Roger Dean Meyer, April 8, 2007
2. The Commemorative Marker along the Mount Vernon Trail
(approx. mile away); Powel Coach (approx. 0.8 miles away); Mount Vernon Estate (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Washington-Rochambeau Route to Victory (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alexandria.
 
Also see . . .  Washington County UK History. (Submitted on April 10, 2007, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 10, 2007, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 1,350 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 10, 2007, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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