Woodlawn

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Historic Woodlawn was originally built in 1805 for Martha Washington’s granddaughter Nelly Parke Custis and her husband Major Lawrence Lewis. Now a museum, the place is rumored to be haunted by some of its many generations of former residents.

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Geographic Information

Address:
Woodlawn
Alexandria, Virginia
United States

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GPS:
38.71747902003876, -77.13727962953271
County:
Fairfax County, Virginia
Nearest Towns:
Woodlawn, VA (0.2 mi.)
Fort Belvoir, VA (0.6 mi.)
Mount Vernon, VA (1.6 mi.)
Hayfield, VA (2.4 mi.)
Newington, VA (3.0 mi.)
Hybla Valley, VA (3.6 mi.)
Fort Hunt, VA (4.4 mi.)
Groveton, VA (4.5 mi.)
Franconia, VA (4.5 mi.)
Lorton, VA (5.0 mi.)

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