Fredericksburg - Virginia, USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team 57
N 38° 18.298 W 077° 27.783
18S E 284633 N 4242522
Quick Description: Fredericksburg is a historic gold mine with history dating back to George Washington's time and numerous Civil War battles.
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 4/18/2012 7:51:12 AM
Waymark Code: WME8FY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK
Views: 6

Long Description:
This is the house in Fredericksburg, VA that George Washington purchased for his mother, Mary, back in the late 1772. The guided tours give some information on the original parts of the house as well as the parts the George renovated before leaving for the Capitol.

After the guided part of the tour, visitors are allowed to view a couple of more rooms upstairs. Unfortunately, no indoor photos are allowed.
Name of Source Book: 1,000 Places to See Before You Die - USA and Canada

Page Location in Source Book: 243

Type of Waymark: City

Location of Coordinates: Mary Washington House

Cost of Admission (Parks, Museums, etc.): 5.00 (listed in local currency)

List Available Hours, Dates, Season:
Mary Washington House Hours: March 1 - October 31: Monday - Saturday: 11am - 5pm Sunday: 12pm - 4pm November - February: Monday - Saturday: 11am - 4pm Sunday: 12pm - 4pm Extended Hours: November 25, 26, & December 26 - 30: 10am - 4pm and by appointment Site Closed: Thanksgiving Day, December 24, 25, 31, and January 1 Other sites have similar hours.


Official Tourism Website: [Web Link]

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