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  Woodlawn Plantation
by seagoingJLW

Favorite thing: Woodlawn, which was built between 1899 and 1895, was the home of Eleanor Custis (Martha Washington's granddaughter) and Lawrence Lewis (George Washington's nephew. ) It was a wedding present from George Washington.

The plantation served as Camp Davis, a Confederate training faacility during the Civil War.

Fondest memory: It is located at 9000 Richmond Highway, Alexandria (not the city) Phone: 703-780-4000

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Feb 1, 2003
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