Washington's Vehicles

Washington's Vehicles (HM24R7)

Location: Alexandria, VA 22309 Fairfax County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 42.454', W 77° 5.221'

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George Washington had several horse-drawn vehicles. Slaves, including Joe, a driver, and Jack, a wagoner, took care of the Mount Vernon vehicles. Travel during the 18th century was difficult. Poorly maintained roads meant that even short journeys were hazardous and that vehicles wore out quickly. Coach houses accommodated the variety of vehicles which Washington used for travel, including a small coach similar to the one you see here. Both this example and Washington's coach were made by well-known Philadelphia carriage makers David and Francis Clark.
HM NumberHM24R7
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Date Added Friday, January 19th, 2018 at 1:01pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 318531 N 4286393
Decimal Degrees38.70756667, -77.08701667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 42.454', W 77° 5.221'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 42' 27.24" N, 77° 5' 13.26" W
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Area Code(s)202, 703
Closest Postal AddressAt or near , Alexandria VA 22309, US
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