Gunston Hall (Fairfax County, Va.)

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Gunston Hall is an 18th-century Georgian mansion near the Potomac River in Mason Neck, Virginia, United States. Built between 1755 and 1759 as the main residence and headquarters of a 5,500-acre (22 km²) forced-labor farm, the house was the home of the United States Founding Father George Mason.
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referencedIn Copeland family. Papers, 1637-1998 (bulk, 1950-1998). Hagley Museum & Library
referencedIn George Mason Letter to John Fitzgerald, 1785 May 18 Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
referencedIn Righter, James V. (James Volney). Illustrated journal/sketchbook, 1976 Feb. 26-1978 Jan. 15. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn The Charles Baptie photograph collection, 1917-1995 George Mason University. Libraries. Special Collections & Archives
referencedIn Daniels, Ione Gove, 1847-1900. Papers : of Ione Gove Daniels, 1881-1899. George Mason's Gunston Hall
referencedIn Davidson, D. N. Photographs of historic Virginia sites, 1926. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Bivins, John, 1940-. John Bivins papers, 1964-ca.1991. Winterthur Library
referencedIn Mason, George, 1753-1796. Note and copy of will : of George Mason, 1787 and 1885. George Mason's Gunston Hall
referencedIn Luke, James William, fl. 1875-1880. Clarke County, Va., ledger [manuscript], 1848, 1865, 1875-1880, 1915-1930. University of Virginia. Library
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associatedWith Bivins, John, 1940- person
associatedWith Charles Baptie, 1914-2000 person
associatedWith Copeland family. family
associatedWith Daniels, Ione Gove, 1847-1900. person
associatedWith Davidson, D. N. person
associatedWith Mason, George person
associatedWith Mason, George, 1753-1796. person
associatedWith Righter, James V. (James Volney) person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Fairfax County VA US

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