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Mary Washington Monument

Open today: 00:00 - 23:59
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Historical Site

A nice historical site to visit to feel some connection to the founding father of our nation. The... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2018
New York City, New York
Place to reflect

Mary Ball Washington, the mother of the Father of our Country, came here to reflect and pray for... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Michael L
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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20 Nov 2018
“Historical Site”
28 Aug 2018
“Place to reflect”
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Reviewed 20 November 2018

A nice historical site to visit to feel some connection to the founding father of our nation. The memorial is surrounded by a fence but it is nice to reflect on and wonder about the impact that Mary Washington had on her son.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

Mary Ball Washington, the mother of the Father of our Country, came here to reflect and pray for her son's victory in the Revolutionary War. Her home and that of her daughter Betty, Kenmore, are nearby. The monument raised after her passing is certainly reminiscent...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Michael L
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Great community surrounding this monument. Pick up a walking tour at the visor center and make your way to Washington Ave. Try to visit her home a few blocks away.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank notconnectedtoservic
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Mary Washington, mother of George Washington, lived in Fredericksburg in her last years. Her house is open to tour. Her monument is across the street from Kenmore, the home of Fielding and Betty Lewis. Betty was another of Mary's children.Washington Street has several monuments. It...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank travel7continents
Reviewed 5 March 2018

he beaten path a little but very surprising monument to the mother of our first president. Take a stroll, nice quiet part of town.

Date of experience: March 2018
Reviewed 25 December 2017

George Washington had a mother name Mary she lived and died in Fredericksburg only fitting a monument to the women who prayed for her sons success and loved him fitting to remember this woman.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank richlee1975
Reviewed 14 November 2017

The monument stands 50-55 feet in height, which looks to be a miniature Washington Monument. A six foot wrought iron fence surrounds the monument's base, which a set of red brick steps lead to a 12 foot high base mound. Construction started in the 1830's,...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Jack L
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