Site of Barton House

Site of Barton House (HM9D4)

Location: Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Country: United States of America

N 38° 18.165', W 77° 27.626'

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Site of Barton House, a beautiful Georgian style structure built in 1785 by James Maury, whom George Washington appointed as the first American ambassador to England. Guests in the Barton House included such notables as General Robert E. Lee and Daniel Webster.

The present building erected in 1905, is the former Princess Anne Hotel, for over half a century the center of the cultural and social life of the city of Fredericksburg. During its life as a hotel, Winston Churchill, Clemenceau, David Lloyd George, several Presidents of the United States and many others of national and international prominence were entertained here.
Renovated in 1978
by
Princess Anne Development Company
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HM NumberHM9D4
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Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 5:37am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 284856 N 4242270
Decimal Degrees38.30275000, -77.46043333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 18.165', W 77° 27.626'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 18' 9.90" N, 77° 27' 37.56" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 910 Princess Anne St, Fredericksburg VA 22401, US
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