Lloyd House

Lloyd House (HM5FK)

Location: Alexandria, VA 22314
Country: United States of America

N 38° 48.435', W 77° 2.801'

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Built 1797 by John Wise, tavern keeper, and his residence, until 1799. Rental property when sold to Major Jacob Hoffman 1810-1825, included outbuildings, gardens, small sugar refinery. Next owner Elizabeth Thacker Hooe leased house to Benjamin Hallowell, schoolmaster, who had prepared Robert E. Lee for West Point. Lee was often a guest at the house. Purchased 1832 by John Lloyd and remained in his family to 1918. Saved by Robert V. New from demolition 1956. With contributions from federal, state and city governments, the Hoge Foundation, Historic Alexandria Foundation, and others bought 1968 and restored by Alexandria Historical Restoration and Preservation Commission as choice example of Late Georgian architecture.
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HM NumberHM5FK
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
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Year Placed1983
Placed ByJohn Alexander Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 6:32am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 322286 N 4297376
Decimal Degrees38.80725000, -77.04668333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 48.435', W 77° 2.801'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 48' 26.10" N, 77° 2' 48.06" W
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Area Code(s)202, 703, 571
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 220 N Washington St, Alexandria VA 22314, US
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