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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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TripAdvisor
  • A costumed guide led a tour of the lower floor. She was very informative about Mary Washington and the house. What makes the place special was that it was t home of Washington's mother. It is small.  more »
  • It was part of the walking tour so I went in. The staff was very friendly. They gave great details about the home. The garden is nice too.  more »
  • 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 »
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  • Excellent tour provided by a very knowledgeable guide.
  • Pretty cool.