At Sandy Point, seven and a half miles east, Mary Ball, Washington's mother, spent her youth in the home of her guardian, George Eskridge. There she was married to Augustine Washington, March, 1731. She is supposed to have named her eldest son for George Eskridge.
Geographic Location: Westmoreland County
Physical Description of Location: 11078-11250 Cople Highway (Virginia 202), about 250 feet north of intersection with Sandy Point Road (State Route 604), Kinsale, VA 22488. Marker is on right when traveling south on Virginia 202.
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