Birthplace of Washington’s Mother Marker, J-80

Seven tenths mile west is Epping Forest. The land was patented by Colonel Joseph Ball, who died there in 1711. His daughter, Mary Ball, mother of George Washington, was born there in 1707/8. The house incorporates parts of the original structure.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1950
Region: Northern Neck-Middle Peninsula and Eastern Shore Region
Geographic Location: Lancaster County
Physical Description of Location: Located on Mary Ball Road (Rt. 3), 0.2 miles south of the junction of Mary Ball Road (Rt. 3) and Alfonso Road. Marker is on the right when traveling south on Mary Ball Road (Rt. 3).
GPS Location: 37.793659,-76.519905
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