Washington's Farm

Washington's Farm (HM2UA)

Location: Dickerson, MD 20842 Montgomery County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 11.869', W 77° 25.714'

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519 acres owned 1794-1799 by the First President

Thomas Sprigg, Jr., patented in 1725 as "Woodstock" 1,102 acres here, inherited in 1782 by Sprigg's three granddaughters, Sophia, Rebecca, and Elizabeth. Sophia married John Francis Mercer (later Governor of Maryland, 1801-1803.) in 1794. Nearly half of the property was conveyed to George Washington to settle a debt owed by Mercer's father. Washington owned this land at his death in 1799.
HM NumberHM2UA
Series This marker is part of the George Washington Slept Here series
Placed ByMaryland Bicentennial Commission and Maryland Historical Society
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Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 9:59pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 290280 N 4341538
Decimal Degrees39.19781667, -77.42856667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 11.869', W 77° 25.714'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 11' 52.14" N, 77° 25' 42.84" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 20301-20399 MD-28, Dickerson MD 20842, US
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