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Arlington WY-5 | Marker History

Arlington Marker, WY-5

Two miles west stood Arlington, original home of the Custis Family, built by John Custis. The family tombs are still preserved there. Governor Wm. Berkeley made his headquarters there during Bacon's Rebellion in 1676. Arlington on the Potomac was named for this Arlington.

Marker Information:
Additional Information: Marker reported destroyed, no Commonwealth or Federal replacement funding available. Will only be replaced if a private sponsor funds replacement.
Region: Northern Neck-Middle Peninsula and Eastern Shore Region
Geographic Location: Northampton County
Physical Description of Location: 3170-3198 Custis Tomb Dr, Cape Charles, VA 23310. Marker is near intersection with Arlington Road.
GPS Location: 37.219472,-75.985227
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