Here George Washington, while living at Wakefield with a brother, went to school, 1744-1746. Here Union cavalry came on a raid through the Northern Neck, May 1863. Several miles north of this place, James Monroe, fifth President of the United States, was born, 1758.
Geographic Location: Westmoreland County
Physical Description of Location: 2638-2770 Kings Highway (Virginia 3), .15 miles east of intersection with State Route 639, Colonial Beach, VA 22443.
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