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Monuments to Geo. Washington Parke Curtis and Wife

Monuments to Geo. Washington Parke Curtis and Wife Arlington Virginia
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Stock #: 250207
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: Arlington
State: Virginia (VA)
County: Arlington
Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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In a retired part of Arlington Cemetery two shafts mark the graves of George Washington Parke Curtis and his wife Mary L. Curtis. When Col. John Parke Curtis (Son of Mrs. Washington) died at the siege of Yorktown during the Revolutionary War. Gen. Washington adopted as his own the two children, George Washington Parke Curtis and his sister Nelly. GWP Curtis lived at Mount Vernon until after the death of Mrs. Washington, when he removed to Arlington. He died in 1857