Mistress Margaret Brent

Mistress Margaret Brent (HM164P)

Location: Alexandria, VA 22314
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 47.451', W 77° 2.464'

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(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.
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HM NumberHM164P
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
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Year Placed1978
Placed ByThe Mount Vernon Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 10:39pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 322733 N 4295545
Decimal Degrees38.79085000, -77.04106667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 47.451', W 77° 2.464'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 47' 27.06" N, 77° 2' 27.84" W
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Area Code(s)202, 703, 571
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 111 I-95, Alexandria VA 22314, US
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