Belvoir, George William Fairfax's estate, was located on the west bank of the Potomac River not far from Mount Vernon.

See also: Fields, Mason Faulkner. "Belvoir." The Digital ... Read More

Kingsmill plantation, the home of Lewis Burwell of James City County, Va., was situated on the James River about four miles southeast of Williamsburg.  

The Mount Vernon estate, located on the banks of the Potomac River in Fairfax County, Virginia, was the home of George and Martha Washington.

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Corotoman was a plantation on the Rappahannock River in the Northern Neck. Charles Carter (1732–1806) inherited both the Corotoman plantation and Shirley plantation on the James River.

Little Falls Quarter was a plantation on the Rappahannock River which was owned by GW's mother Mary Ball Washington, but had been rented to GW, along with most of her slaves, after she moved to ... Read More

GW’s half brother Augustine Washington (1720–1762) lived at Popes Creek.

See also: Santelli, Stephen. "Popes Creek." The Digital Encyclopedia of George Washington. Accessed October ... Read More

GW's Ferry farm consisted of two tracts purchased in 1769 and 1770 from John Posey and John West, Jr.  A short distance down the Potomac River from the Mount Vernon mansion, the farm was located ... Read More

Marlborough, located on the Potomac River in Stafford County, Va., was the Mercer family estate.

GW acquired one half of Woodstock Manor as part of the tract in Montgomery County, Maryland in April 1793. Orginally inherited by Sophia Sprigg Mercer, from her father Robert Sprigg, it was used ... Read More

Mrs. Penelope Manley French owned land that lay between the Ferry and Dogue Run farms. GW bought French’s tract and another tract lying between the two farms in 1786.

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