Belmont was patented early in the eighteenth century by Thomas Lee, of Stratford. About 1800, Ludwell Lee, an officer in the Revolutionary army, built the house and he lived here until his death in 1836. Here he entertained Lafayette in 1825. In 1931, Belmont became the home of Patrick J. Hurley Secretary of War, 1929-1933.
Geographic Location: Loudoun County
Physical Description of Location: Broad Run, VA 20176. Located on Leesburg Pike (Rt. 7), less than 1/5 of a mile west of the intersection of Leesburg Pike (Rt. 7) and Landsdowne Blvd. Marker is on the right when traveling west on Leesburg Pike (Rt. 7).
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