Robert E. Lee left this home that he loved so well to enter West Point. After Appomattox he returned and climbed the wall to see "if the snowballs were in bloom." George Washington dined here when it was the home of William Fitzhugh, Lee's kinsman and his wife's grandfather. Lafayette visited here in 1824.
Geographic Location: Alexandria
Physical Description of Location: 607 Oronoco Street Alexandria, VA 22314. Located on George Washinton Parkway (Rt. 400), 1 mile north of the intersection of George Washinton Parkway (Rt. 400) and I-95. Marker is on the right when traveling north on George Washinton Parkway (Rt. 400).
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