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Mary Washington House, Fredericksburg

Categories: Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4.6/5 based on 120+ 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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  • This is a tour of the home George Washington bought for his aging mother as he worried about her living in the country and wanted her in town close to her daughter (his sister). The tour guide is dres...  read more »
  • Brief tour in historical house of the mother of George Washington. Informed guide and the usual stuff... 
  • Excellent tour guide, very interactive. The house has been open to visitors for over 100 years. Some original furnishings including a teapot that Mary used. Worth the time 
  • Excellent tour provided by a very knowledgeable guide.
  • Pretty cool.
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