John Fitzgerald

John Fitzgerald (HM1JGB)

Location: Alexandria, VA 22314
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 48.251', W 77° 2.412'

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This building was the warehouse of John Fitzgerald, Alexandria merchant and officer of the third Virginia Regiment of the Continental Line.
Colonel Fitzgerald was a close friend of General George Washington and he was his secretary and aide-de-camp during the American Revolution after the war. Colonel Fitzgerald served as mayor of the City of Alexandria (1787) and collector of the port (1798). He was a founder of St. Mary's Roman Catholic church.
Year Placed1976
Placed ByAmerican Irish Bicentennial Committe, The Colonel John Fitzgerald Division of the Ancient Order of the Hiberians, The George Washington Chapter of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick
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Date Added Saturday, March 7th, 2015 at 9:01am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 322841 N 4297024
Decimal Degrees38.80418333, -77.04020000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 48.251', W 77° 2.412'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 48' 15.06" N, 77° 2' 24.72" W
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Area Code(s)202, 703, 571
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6 King St, Alexandria VA 22314, US
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