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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
Building Type Church
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus: President
Nature of Group or Site Government
Field of Study Science Facility  Politics

Virginia
Alexandria
Friendship Firehouse Museum

107 South Alfred St
Alexandria VA  22314
Phone 
703 838-4994
Web Site http://ci.alexandria.va.us/oha/frienship.html
Description  fire company dates to Washington, building to 19th century, equipment & apparatus through horse drawn era
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: President
Industry Profession Firefighting
Era  1855

 

  Virginia
Alexandria
George Washington Masonic National Memorial

101 Callahan Drive
Alexandria VA 22301
Phone
703 683-2007
Web Site www.georgewashington.org
Description Washington was a Mason, and this tower holds relics of both
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: President
Nature of Group or Site Government
Field of Study Science Facility  Politics
Group Identity Masons
 

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Virginia
Alexandria
River Farm

George Washington Memorial Parkway
Alexandria VA   22308
Phone
703 768-5700
Toll Free 800 777-7931
Web Site www.ahs.org/nonmembers/riverfarm.htm
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
Owner/Operator:  American Horticultural Society

  VA
 
Alexandria
 
Woodlawn Plantation
 
9000 Richmond Highway
 
Alexandria  VA   22309    
 
Phone   703 780-4000
 
Web Site  http://www.woodlawn1805.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:woodlawn@nthp.org
 
Alt Web  http://www.nationaltrust.org/national_trust_sites/woodlawn.html
 
Description  gift from George Washington to his nephew on 2000 acres of Mt Vernon
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Primary Focus  President
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
Era  1805
 
New or Updated:  5/21/2004

 
  Virginia
Charles City
Berkeley Plantation
12602 Harrison Landing Road
Charles City VA 23030
Phone
Web Site
www.berkeleyplantation.com/
Description ancestral home of William Henry Harrison and family
Building Type Plantation
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: President
Nature of Group or Site Government
Field of Study Science Facility Politics
Era 18th
 
  Sherwood Forest Plantation
14501 John Tyler Memorial Highway
Charles City VA 23030
Phone
804 829-5377
Web Site www.sherwoodforest.org/
Description home of John Tyler, 10th president
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus:  President
Nature of Group or Site Government
Field of Study Science Facility  Politics
 
  Virginia
Charlottesville
Ash Lawn-Highland
1941 James Monroe Parkway
Charlottesville VA 22902
Phone
804 293-4500
Web Site http://monticello.avenue.gen.va.us/Tourism/AshLawn/home.html
Description home of James Monroe
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: President
Nature of Group or Site Government
Field of Study Science Facility Politics
 
  Monticello
VA 53
Charlottesville VA 22902
Phone 804 977-1783
Web Site www.monticello.org
Description Thomas Jefferson's home, to his design
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus:  President
Nature of Group or Site Government
Field of Study Science Facility Politics
Owner/Operator: Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation

 

    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
Forest
Poplar Forest
Poplar Forest Drive
Forest VA  24551
Phone 804 525-1806
Web Site www.poplarforest.org
Description
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: President
Nature of Group or Site Government
Field of Study Science Facility Politics

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Virginia
Fredericksburg
James Monroe Museum & Library
908 Charles Street
Fredericksburg VA 22401
Phone 540 654-1043
Web Site www.flstarweb.com/museum/tour/jmuseum.htm
Description largest collection of James Monroe objects
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: President
Nature of Group or Site Government
Field of Study Science Facility Politics
Research or Reading Library

  VA
 
Fredericksburg
 
Mary Washington House
 
1200 Charles Street
 
Fredericksburg  VA  22401    
 
Phone   540 373-1776
 
Web Site  http://www.apva.org/apva/mary_washington_house.php
 
Toll Free  800 678-4748
 
Description  home purchased by George Washington for his mother
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Primary Focus  President
 
Owner/Operator:  APVA
 
New or Updated:     5/3/2004

 

  VA
 
Lorton
 
Pohick Church
 
9301 Richmond Highway
 
Lorton  VA   22079
 
Phone   703 339-6572
 
Web Site  http://www.pohick.org/history.html
 
E-mail  mailto:troknya@pohick.org
 
Description  still active parish, George Washington selected the site for this church which
                   
served several plantations including Mount Vernon
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  President
 
Building Type   Church
 
Nature of Group or Site  Government
 
Industry /Profession Politics
 
Era  1774
 
New or Updated:    6/21/2004

 
Virginia
Montpelier Station
Montpelier
11407 Constitution Highway
PO Box 67
Montpelier  Station VA 22957
Phone 540 672-2728
Fax  914 672-0411
Web Site www.nthp.org
Description James Madison's birthplace, home, and burial location, later enlarged by a member of the DuPont family
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: President
Nature of Group or Site Government
Field of Study Science Facility Politics
Era 19th
 
  Virginia
Mount Vernon
George Washington's Grist Mill
Virginia 235
Mount Vernon VA 22121
Phone 703 780-3383
Web Site www.mountvernon.org/
Description video history in restored mill on original foundation
Building Type Mill
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus: President
Nature of Group or Site Government
 
  Virginia
Mt Vernon
Mount Vernon George Washington
George Washington Memorial Parkway
Mt Vernon VA 22121
Phone 703 780-2000
Web Site www.mountvernon.org
Description Washington's long time home with Martha. They are buried here
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: President
Nature of Group or Site Government
Field of Study Science Facility Politics
 
  Virginia
Orange
James Madison Museum
129 Caroline Street
Orange VA 22960
Phone 540 672-1776
Web Site www.jamesmadisonmuseum.org
Description dedicated to president sometimes known as the Father of the Constitution
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus:  President
Nature of Group or Site Government
Field of Study Science Facility Politics
 
 

  VA

  Richmond

  Hollywood Cemetery

  412 South Cherry Street

  Richmond   VA   23220    

  Phone   804 648-8501

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

  E-mail  mailto:info@hollywoodcemetery.org

  Description  two US Presidents, Jefferson Davis, and several generals are among the

                    18,000 buried here

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Primary Focus  President

  Building Type   Funerary

  Nature of Group or Site  Government

  Industry /Profession Politics

  New or Updated:   7/7/2004

  VA
 
Richmond
 
Tuckahoe Plantation
 
12601 River Road
 
Richmond   VA  23233    
 
Phone   804 784-5736
 
Web Site  http://www.richmondgov.com/visitor/plantations.asp
 
Alt Web  http://www.trailz.org/tr21.html
 
Description  plantation house &  outbuildings including schoolhouse for Thomas Jefferson,    by appt. only
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Primary Focus  President
 
Building Type   Plantation
 
Era  18th
 
New or Updated:   7/11/2004

 
  Virginia
Staunton
Woodrow Wilson Birthplace and Museum
24 North Coatler Street
Staunton VA 24401
Phone 540 885-0897
Toll Free 888 496-6376
Web Site www.woodrowwilson.org
Description house restored to 1856 style, adjacent museum with Wilson exhibits
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: President
Nature of Group or Site Government
Field of Study Science Facility Politics
 
  Virginia
Strasburg
Museum of American Presidents
130 North Massanutten
Strasburg VA 22657
Phone 540 465-5999
Web Site www.waysideofva.com
E-mail wayside@shentel.net
Description collection of presidential memorabilia
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: President
Nature of Group or Site Government
 
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