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Historic Places - Virginia to Fredericksburg

 
  Historic Places  AK-AL, AR-AZ, CA to LosA, CA Mar-Yer, CO-CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI-IA, ID-IL, IL, IN, IN-KS, KY, LA, MA, MA2MD, ME, MI, MN-MTNC-NE, NJ-NY, OH, OK-OR, PA, PA2, RI-SD, TN, TX-UT, VA, VA2VT-WV, WY-ZZ  
    VA
 
Abingdon
 
White's Mill
 
Abingdon  VA
 
Phone   276 628-2960
 
Web Site  BROKEN http://www.geocities.com/whitesmill/
 
E-mail  http://www.abingdon.com/events/attractions.htm
 
Description  still working water powered grist & flour mill
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Building
 
Building Type   Mill
 
Era  1797
 
New or Updated:  1/15/2004

Virginia
Aldie
Aldie Mill - Virginia Outdoors Foundation
39395 John Mosby Highway
PO Box 322
Aldie VA  20105
Phone  703 327-9777
Web Site  http://virginiaoutdoorsfoundation.org/
E-mail mailto:Vofbrown@aol.com
Description  conservation group operates restored grist mill
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Primary Focus  Industrial
Building Type  Mill
Era  1834

 

 

Virginia
Alexandria
Christ Church - Alexandria
118 North Washington Street
Alexandria VA  22314
Phone 
703 549-1450
Web Site  www.historicchristchurch.org
Description  George Washington's was a member, his pew is still there
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Primary Focus  President
Building Type  Church
Nature of Group or Site  Government
Field of Study/Science Facility  Politics

Gadsby's Tavern
134 North Royal Street
Alexandria VA  22314
Phone  703 838-4242
Web Site  http://ci.alexandria.va.us/oha/gadsby/index.html
Description
Type of Resource 
Historic Place
Building Type  Tavern

  VA
 
Alexandria
 
Old Presbyterian Meeting House
 
316 South Royal Street
 
Alexandria      VA           22314    
 
Phone   703 549-6670
 
Web Site  http://www.opmh.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:opmh@opmh.org
 
Description  built shortly before the war, it was a Patriot gathering place, still active                     congregation
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Religion
 
Building Type   Church
 
Group Identity   Protestant
 
Era  Revolutionary War
 
New or Updated:       5/13/2004

Virginia
Alexandria
River Farm
George Washington Memorial Parkway
Alexandria VA  22308
Phone  703 768-5700
Web Site  www.ahs.org/nonmembers/riverfarm.htm
Toll Free  800 777-7931
Description  farm once owned by George Washington, now with house museum and grounds
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Primary Focus  President
Nature of Group or Site Government
Era  1757

 

 
 
  Virginia
Appomattox
Appomattox Court House National Historic Park
VA 24
Appomattox VA  24522
Phone  804 352-8987
Web Site  www.nps.gov/apco
Description  where Lee surrendered to Grant, site includes 27 restored or replicated buildings
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Primary Focus  Military
Era  Civil War

  VA
 
Ararat
 
Laurel Hill
 
Route 773
 
PO Box 240
 
Ararat   VA   24053
  Phone   540 251-18833
 
Web Site  http://www.jebstuart.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:laurelhill@jebstuart.org
 
Description  boyhood home of Confederate General, stone markers, grave sties, visitor
                   
center open by appointment
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
   Operator:
  Jeb Stuart Birthplace Preservation
 
New or Updated:  5/24/2004

 

 

  VA

  Arlington

  Arlington National Cemetery

  Address

  Arlington  VA        22211    

  Phone   703 607-8585

  Web Site  http://www.arlingtoncemetery.org/

  E-mail  mailto:owensB@fmmc.army.mil

  Description  over 250,000 military personnel are interred here, including two presidents and the  Tomb of the Unknowns

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Military

  Building Type   Funerary

  Nature of Group or Site  Government

  New or Updated:           10/15/2005

 

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    VA
 
Colonial Beach
 
George Washington Birthplace NM
 
1730 Popes Creek Road
 
Colonial Beach VA    22443
 
Phone   804 224-7895
 
Web Site  http://www.nps.gov/gewa/index.htm
 
Description  visitor center, brick foundation of house where he was born, family                     cemetery, Memorial House
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  President
 
New or Updated:  5/26/2004
  Virginia
Fredericksburg
Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop
1020 Caroline Street
Fredericksburg VA  22401
Phone  540 373-3362
Web Site
Description 
Apothecary shop (drug store)
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Primary Focus  Building
Building Type  Store

  VA
 
Fredericksburg
 
Rising Sun Tavern
 
1304 Caroline Street
 
Fredericksburg    VA   22401  
 
Phone   540 373-1776
 
Web Site  http://www.apva.org/apva/rising_sun_tavern.php
 
Description  home and stagecoach shop built by George Washington's brother
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Building
 
Building Type   Tavern
 
Collection N-Z  Pewter
 
Era  1760
 
New or Updated:      5/5/2004 

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