Weems Botts Museum

Weems Botts Museum (HM31M)

Location: Montclair, VA 22025 Prince William County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 35.765', W 77° 19.924'

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The Weems-Botts House offers a fascinating history on Virginia's oldest chartered town and two of the more colorful personalities to have lived here: the Rev. Mason Locke Weems and attorney Benjamin Botts. Weems, biographer of George Washington, was the creator of the famous cherry tree myth. Educated as a cleric, Weems actually made the core of his living as a bookseller and author of almanacs, and initially used the museum building as a bookstore. By contrast, attorney Benjamin Botts used the building as his law office. Botts is best remembered as one of the lead lawyers who successfully defended Aaron Burr during his infamous treason and conspiracy trial.
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HM NumberHM31M
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Placed ByFortuna Center Plaza Merchants
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 11:54am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 296906 N 4274534
Decimal Degrees38.59608333, -77.33206667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 35.765', W 77° 19.924'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 35' 45.90" N, 77° 19' 55.44" W
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Area Code(s)571
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4202 Fortuna Center Plz, Montclair VA 22025, US
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