Newcastle, also spelled New Castle, was an important colonial trading center located on the Pamunkey River in eastern Hanover County, northeast of Richmond.

Originally part of Frederick County, Maryland, Georgetown was formed in 1751 as a port on the Potomac River. It is now a part of Washington, D.C.

The springs referred to as "Augusta Springs" included the Hot Springs, or Little Warm Springs as it was then called, in Augusta County, Va. (now Bath County, Va.). Augusta Springs is now ... Read More

A shipping town on the Patuxent River in Maryland, Benedict was about thirty miles south and east of Mount Vernon.

Hampton is on the bay at Hampton Roads.

Piscataway is in Prince George’s County, Maryland, southeast of Mount Vernon.

Berkeley Springs, also known in the eighteenth century as Warm Springs or Bath, is in present-day Morgan County, West Virginia.

James Rumsey worked on building a house for GW at Bath from ... Read More

Hanover Court House, now Hanover, is located fifteen miles north of Richmond.

Port Royal was a small port town on the Rappahannock River downstream from Fredericksburg.

GW dined at Havre de Grace on Friday, May 11, 1787, and again on Thursday, September 20, 1787.

Leesburg was the county seat of Loudoun County. It was founded in 1758.

Raystown, now Bedford (Pa.), was located about thirty-five miles north of Fort Cumberland.

Rock Hall is on the Chesapeake Bay in Kent County on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. GW passed through there in April and May 1784, on his travel to, and return from, Philadelphia, where he attended the ... Read More

Charlestown, Md., originally a port on the Northeast River, was the county seat of Cecil County, Md., until 1786, when the courthouse was moved to Elkton (Head of  Elk). GW had breakfast there on ... Read More

Urbanna is in Middlesex County, near Rosegill, the home of Ralph Wormley.

Chester, Pennsylvania is at the point where Chester Creek flows into the Delaware River, about three miles above Marcus Hook, and about fourteen miles below Philadelphia.

Nanjemoy was a village in Charles County, Maryland. It was described by an English traveler who saw it in 1774, as "a small Village of about five houses" lying west of Nanjemoy Creek. ... Read More

Washington, D.C., was referred to as the Federal City during GW's time.

Located on Occoquan Creek, Colchester was a settlement of Scottish merchants approximately eight miles from Mount Vernon.

New Town, now called Stephens City, is in Frederick County, about 7 miles south of Winchester. It was known as Stephensburg.

West Point, Virginia is located where the Pamunkey and Mattaponi rivers join to form the York river.

Dumfries, a town on Quantico Creek in lower Prince William County, is about twenty-five miles down the Potomac from Alexandria.

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