Street Address
George Washington Memorial Parkway
Mc Lean, VA 22101
Mailing Address
Mc Lean, VA 22101
phone: 703-235-1530
web: www.nps.gov/arho/
Admissions
no charge
Museum Type(s)
Staff
Ms. Colleen E. Curry, Curator
phone: 703-557-0613

Description

George Washington Parke Custis (Martha Washington's grandson) built the house between 1802 and 1818. His daughter, Mary, married Robert E. Lee in the family parlor June 30, 1831. The Lee's called it home for 30 years until the outbreak of the Civil War in 1861. The site contains the house, two original slave quarters, a museum, and a bookstore