Mary Washington House, Fredericksburg

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#8 of 13 in Historic Sites in Fredericksburg
In 1772, George Washington purchased a house from Michael Robinson in Fredericksburg, Virginia for his mother. Mary Ball Washington spent her last seventeen years in this comfortable home. The white frame house sits on the corner of Charles and Lewis Streets and was in walking distance to Kenmore, home of Mary's daughter Betty Fielding Lewis.
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  • The tour guides give you a lot of information about Mary Washington and her life. The give you a short tour of the downstairs, then you can walk upstairs And look at the two rooms. Then walk the back ...  more »
  • Stop by this historic spot. This is where the mother of the US lived and prayed nearby. It should be part of your tour of Fredericksburg a long with the battlefields.  more »
  • This is where Mary Washington lived after George sold Ferry Farm, the family home, it was one room and the kitchen outside, The docent was very knowledgeable.  more »
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  • Well preserved glimpse into past of life in Mary Washington's later years provided by son George. Beautiful kitchen garden, simple landscaping including huge quince. Gift shop adjacent.
  • The guide talked extremely fast. There is not a whole lot to look at here. Tour takes about 10 minutes.
  • Neat place to see, a part of history,
  • Very disappointed. Web site and signs at house all say opens at 11:00am. We are here and it is not open. No signs of explanation...nothing. Wasted time when we could have done something else
  • Great tour!

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