Ballston, Virginia, Millenbeck Plantation

Ballston, Virginia – Named After The Ball Family That President George Washington Is Related To

William Ball, President George Washington’s great-grandfather, arrived in Virginia in the 1650s. William Ball served as a Colonel and lived in Lancaster County, Virginia; where he established the plantation of, “Millenbeck”. In 1900, the Ballston Village, which was named after the Ball Family, was formed within Arlington County, Virginia. In 1969, Arlington County erected a Ballston Historical Marker in front of a church.

Church where the Ballston Historical Marker is located within Arlington County, Virginia.