Tallwood (HM18V)

Location: Falls Church, VA 22046 Rockingham County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 52.523', W 77° 9.624'

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Neo-colonial Brice residence, built in 1870 on 95-acre farm of John Green (Part of 1742 208-acre Harrison grant). Yale Rice, descendant of founder of Yale Univ., bought the property in 1890. Dr. and Mrs. Milton Eisenhower owned the house 1938-1943; Had house painted white and removed front porch. At the direction of Gen. Marshall, Gen. Eisenhower arrived in Washington two weeks after Pearl Harbor, was met by his brother and taken to Falls Church. He and Mamie spent New Year's Eve 1941 at "Tallwood." Eisenhower later recalled his work days were so long he never saw Falls Church in daylight.
HM NumberHM18V
Series This marker is part of the Virginia: City of Falls Church series
Placed ByCity of Falls Church
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Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 8:51am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 312589 N 4305166
Decimal Degrees38.87538333, -77.16040000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 52.523', W 77° 9.624'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 52' 31.38" N, 77° 9' 37.44" W
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Area Code(s)703, 571
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 800-998 VA-7, Falls Church VA 22046, US
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