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Fitzgerald's Warehouses

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1789. 6 King St.

Standing at the corner of Union and King streets and originally fronting on the river, this large, imposing structure is really three buildings. Constructed on a swampy area that was filled in by Colonel John Fitzgerald, it was described in an 1801 advertisement as “three brick warehouses, twenty-four feet four inches in front, and three stores high … a Sail Loft above the upper story seventy-three feet in length, and forty-two feet wide upon the floor … all under one roof.”

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Richard Guy Wilson et al.
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Richard Guy Wilson et al., "Fitzgerald's Warehouses", [Alexandria, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-01-AL9.

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