(c1601-c1671)On September 6, 1654, this site was included in a patent of 700 acres granted by the Colony of Virginia to Mistress Margaret Brent (c1601-c1671). An extraordinary woman, she spent most of her adult life fighting discrimination of her sex, she was the first private owner of the rectangular tract of land on the Potomac River above Hunting Creek that became the nucleus of Alexandria.
|Series||This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series|
|Placed By||The Mount Vernon Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 10:39pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 322733 N 4295545|
|Decimal Degrees||38.79085000, -77.04106667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 47.451', W 77° 2.464'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 47' 27.06" N, 77° 2' 27.84" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||202, 703, 571|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 111 I-95, Alexandria VA 22314, US|
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