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George Washington Birthplace National Monument: Popes Creek Plantation

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Description: The monument is located in Washington's Birthplace Virginia which is east of Fredricksburg Virginia and over 70 miles South of Washington D.C. The original home, Wakefield, burned on Christmas Day in 1779. A memorial home was built on the property and is now maintained by the National Park Service. Open to the Public.

Address: George Washington Birthplace National Monument; Rural Route 1,; Box 717; Washington's Birthplace, VA 22443

Phone Number: (804) 224-1732

Hours of Operation: Daily, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; except Christmas and New Year's Days.

Credit: "Presidential Sites: A Directory of Places associated with Presidents of the United States" by William G. Clotworthy

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