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Mary Washington House, Fredericksburg

(4.5/5 based on 130 reviews on the web)
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 Mary Washington House is small but interesting. Unfortunately none of the outbuildings are open to the public. This is a nice example of 18th century in town living.  more »
  • When Mama Mary wasn't able to continue running the farm, George moved her into this modest by today's standards but opulent by the standards of her day house on Marye's Heights above Fredericksburg. H...  more »
  • This was a beautiful tour, very informative about its history and your guide is in traditional dress. Highly recommend.  more »
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  • Excellent tour provided by a very knowledgeable guide.
  • Pretty cool.