In 1772, George Washington purchased a house from Michael Robinson in Fredericksburg, Virginia for his mother. Mary Ball Washington spent her last seventeen years in this comfortable home. The white frame house sits on the corner of Charles and Lewis Streets and was in walking distance to Kenmore, home of Mary's daughter Betty Fielding Lewis.Plan your Mary Washington House visit and explore what else you can see and do in Fredericksburg using our Fredericksburg holiday planner.
Mary Washington House Reviews
While in Fredericksburg, my wife and I visited the Mary Washington home. Seeing where she came from, Ferry Farm, and where she ended up living was drastically different. This is such a quaint home but... more »
Cute little house. Little. Tiny. Admission fee. Gift shop. The three employees there were very nice. Educational. Seemed strange to hear about her will. Leaving her belongings to her son... George Was... more »
I honestly did not get to see the inside, we drove by...but the fact that it has been kept up with after all these years is rewarded 5 stars. I love historical places.
Truly historic & fascinating. It's tiny & the tour is short but worth it. Learned some great things, loved the garden & gift shop & would visit again.
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