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Sandy Point JT-16 | Marker History

Sandy Point Marker, JT-16

Here at Sandy Point, Mary Ball, George Washington's Mother, spent her youth in the home of her Guardian, Colonel George Eskridge. Here she married Augustine Washington in March 1731. She is supposed to have named her eldest son, George, for Colonel Eskridge.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1962
Region: Northern Neck-Middle Peninsula and Eastern Shore Region
Geographic Location: Westmoreland County
Physical Description of Location: Sandy Point Road, 4.8 miles east of intersection with Cople Highway (Virginia 202), Kinsale, VA 22488.
GPS Location: 38.0647748160,-76.5460218560
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