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Old Nellie Custis Home Destroyed by Brush Fire
Flames Level Abingdon, Mansion Once Property of George Washington. NELLIE CUSTIS HOME IS RAZED BY FLAMES
The Washington Post (1923-1954) - Washington, D.C.
Date: Mar 6, 1930
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Abingdon, one of the oldest houses in the Nation, the birthplace of Nellie Custis and once the property of George Washington, burned to the ground late yesterday afternoon at its isolated site on the Four Mile Run in Arlington County, a short distance south of Virginia Highlands along the route of the Mount Vernon boulevard.

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