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Government Island

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Lorena
Lorena
September 5, 2018
near the water with lots of hiking trails
Melissa & Jerrold
Melissa & Jerrold
July 27, 2018
Hidden nearby gem - get to see wetlands, a nice 1 mile hike and an old quarry overseen by George Washington. Bird life you can see here is incredible.
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July 5, 2017
Visit the quarry where the U.S. Government’s most famous buildings were born. Government Island, a historic 18th and 19th century quarry site provided Aquia sandstone for the construction of the U.S. Capitol and the White House and other historic buildings in Washington, D.C. Today this 17-acre…
Jeff
Jeff
August 27, 2016
Accessible from the development by the horse stables.
Jaxon
Jaxon
October 29, 2014
Government Island is a historic 18th century quarry site that provided Aquia sandstone for the construction of the White House and U.S. Capitol building. Now a nature preserve with a beautiful trail.

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“Right around the corner, less than 10 minutes, great food, great wine and one of the most beautiful wineries in Virginia, a top 5 great places for a wedding! STUNNING!”
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History Museum
“Don't let the name fool you, they do not serve food! This is a great local museum with an informative tour of tavern life in the 17th century. ”
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Point of Interest
“Walk where George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Robert E. Lee, Abraham Lincoln, Clara Barton, Walt Whitman, Washington Irving, and George Marshall have all traversed. Great views of downtown Fredericksburg from Chatham's lawn. ”
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Posizione
VA, 22554