Union Artillery on Stafford HeightsDirectly ahead of you, across the river, stood George Washington's boyhood home, Ferry Farm. According to legend, the future president cut down his father's cherry tree there and threw a coin across the river. The property took its name from a ferry that operated at that time.
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|Series||This marker is part of the Virginia Civil War Trails series|
|Placed By||Civil War Trails|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 7:32am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 285426 N 4241563|
|Decimal Degrees||38.29651667, -77.45370000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 17.791', W 77° 27.222'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 17' 47.46" N, 77° 27' 13.32" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 205-299 Sophia St, Fredericksburg VA 22401, US|
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