Washington’s Town House

Location: Marker is on Cameron Street near North St. Asaph Street, on the left when traveling west.

City/State: Alexandria, Virginia

Categories: Colonial Era, Notable Buildings, Notable Persons

Replica of Washington's Town House. Lot purchased by George Washington 1763. House completed 1769 – torn down 1855. Rebuilt by Gov. and Mrs. Richard Barrett Lowe 1960. Bricks & stones from excavation used in construction. Worth Bailey, Historian; E. S. Holland, Engineer; Robt. Rust, Contractor.

Site of Washington's Town House First used by him in his surveying. Here he maintained an office with secretary to receive and accommodate belated visitors to Mt. Vernon.


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