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Mary Washington House
Mary Washington House
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Lat: 38.304985
Lon: -77.46321
Ele: 72 ft
Weather: ° and (more weather)
Virginia Virginia
Lat: 38.304985   |    Lon: -77.46321   |    Ele: 72 ft   |    Current weather: ° and (see monthly averages)
Virginia Virginia

This was the home of George Washington's mother, Mary Ball Washington.

Mary Washington lived most of her life in Fredericksburg, Virginia. In Virginia, many monuments have been erected in her honor and some public buildings have been named after her, including the University of Mary Washington. George Washington bought this house for his mother from Michael Robinson in 1772 for 275 pounds. It is a white frame home that is on the corner of Charles and Lewis Street. It was close to her daughter, Betty Washington Lewis' home, Kenmore Plantation and close to a home owned by her younger son Charles Washington. Later in his life, George Washington visited his mom on his travels to Fredericksburg. In April of  1789, he came to get a blessing from his mother before his inauguration. Many other very distinguished visitors also stopped to pay their respects to George Washington's mother. Some were John Marshall, George Mason, Thomas Jefferson, Marquis de Lafayette, and members of the Lee family. Mary lived in her home until she died in 1789. The house is currently a museum as well as a historic landmark. Inside, visitors will see a beautiful display of Mary's best ceramics. She loved her garden, where she grew flowers and boxwoods. The garden is available to see in its now restored state. They also have a gift store that has items like teas, 18th-century decorative arts, and various Virginian products. The house is open Monday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 10 am - 4 pm and Sunday from 12 pm - 4 pm. The entrance fee for adults is $7

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