Oatlands (HM3I)

Location: Leesburg, VA 20175 Loudoun County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 2.803', W 77° 37.268'

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George Carter, a great-grandson of Robert "King" Carter, began this monumental mansion on his 3,408-acre estate in 1804 and embellished it over two decades. In 1827, he graced the fa?ade with fluted Corinthian columns, endowing the Federal-style house with lightness and elegance. He also built terraced gardens, slave quarters, barns, and smokehouses, as well as a greenhouse and gristmill. In 1903, Mr. and Mrs. William Corcoran Eustis purchased Oatlands. They restored the mansion and gardens and held foxhunts on the former farmland. Their daughters donated Oatlands to the National Trust for Historic Preservation in 1965.
HM NumberHM3I
Marker NumberF 33
Year Placed1966
Placed ByVirginia Department of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 9:58pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 273164 N 4325230
Decimal Degrees39.04671667, -77.62113333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 2.803', W 77° 37.268'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 2' 48.18" N, 77° 37' 16.08" W
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Area Code(s)703, 540, 571
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 20534 US-15, Leesburg VA 20175, US
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