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Berkeley House, Aldie


  • Address: John Mosby Hwy
  • Vicinity: High above John Mosby Highway
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building

... four of the bravest, noblest, most patriotic and unselfish men I met in the war. They were always ready for any duty they were called upon, and always did it with alacrity, courage and efficiency. I have always been thankful that the four brothers survived the war. Eppa Hunton

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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1824/02/29 Edmund Berkeley Born Edmund Berkeley is born on February 29, 1824.
1825/08/09 Marquis de Lafayette Nation's Guest Marquis de Lafayette stops at the Berkeley House in Aldie and travels up the old Carolina Road to Oak Hill. Lafayette's Triumphal Tour of America
1863/06/17 Fight along Snickersville Turnpike - General Pleasonton reaches the field about 5 pm and established his headquarters at the Berkeley house. With him came the advance of his Third Brigade, commanded by Col. J. Irvin Gregg. Battle of Aldie

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Particulars for Berkeley House, Aldie:
Area of Significance Architecture
Significance Birthplace
Sight Category Building
Building Type House
Criteria Person
Owner Private
Historic Use Single dwelling




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