George Wythe House and Gardens

George Wythe House and Gardens (HM14X8)

Location: Williamsburg, VA 23185
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 16.325', W 76° 42.14'

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This mid-eighteenth century building was the home of George Wythe, tutor and friend of Jefferson. Wythe was the first professor of law at an American college, and first Virginian signer of the Declaration of Independence. Washington used the house as his headquarters in 1781 before the siege of Yorktown. Five major outbuildings and garden plan reflect a plantation layout. Furnishings are in the manner of a well-to-do eighteenth-century Virginia household.
HM NumberHM14X8
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Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 6:37am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 349068 N 4126414
Decimal Degrees37.27208333, -76.70233333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 16.325', W 76° 42.14'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 16' 19.50" N, 76° 42' 8.40" W
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Area Code(s)757, 202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 112 Palace Green St, Williamsburg VA 23185, US
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