Chiswell’s ordinary was on the road in New Kent County, about fifteen [183] miles from Williamsburg and less than that from the residence of Martha Custis at the White House plantation on the ... Read More

William Pickett’s ordinary was the first public house north of Falmouth between Fredericksburg and Winchester. Martin Hardin’s ordinary was about 16 miles above Pickett’s.

Arell's tavern was located in Alexandria, Virginia, and was owned by Richard Arell.

The City Tavern, which Daniel Smith opened in 1774, was a popular place for members of Congress to meet and dine after their sessions. Standing on the west side of Second Street above Walnut, it ... Read More

John Hollis (d. 1768) ran an ordinary in Fairfax County near the Loudoun County line.

Richard Coleman and his son John ran an ordinary on the Leesburg road at Sugar Land Run.

Benjamin Hubbard’s ordinary was in Caroline County on the road from Williamsburg to Fredericksburg, about midway between the two towns.

Christopher Ayscough and his wife Anne (both died c.1772) opened a tavern on Francis Street about 100 yards south of the Capitol in Williamsburg, Virginia. Before Governor Fauquier died in March, ... Read More

Coleman’s tavern was at Caroline Court House, just off the main road and halfway between Fredericksburg and Todd’s Bridge. The tavern was owned by Francis Coleman ( ... Read More

On 18 Dec. 1759, Nathan Hughes applied for a license to keep an ordinary in Alexandria, and in December 1760 he and his wife mortgaged their property to Carlyle & Dalton.

Joseph Combs operated a ferry across the Shenandoah River in Frederick County, and in 1759 he received a license to have an ordinary at his ferry landing.

Acquila Johnson’s ordinary was in Caroline County about twenty miles below Fredericksburg.

Thomas Dansie ran an ordinary and a ferry, both of which were located on the King William side of the Pamunkey River. GW often stopped at Dansie's ordinary when travelling between Mount ... Read More

Charles Julian and his wife kept a tavern in Fredericksburg.

Bruin's ordinary was run by Bryan Bruin who lived in Winchester, Virginia.

Thomas Doncastle’s tavern in James City County was on the road from Claiborne’s ferry about fifteen miles from Williamsburg.

John Lomax’s tavern was on the corner of Princess and Water streets in Alexandria, Virginia.

This ordinary was located in Winchester, Virginia, and was run by Philip Bush (c.1733-1812)

Run by John Evans, Jr., Evan's Ordinary was a tavern located in Essex County, Virginia. In 1769 Evan's, Jr, offered it for sale.

James Magill’s (McGill’s) tavern was on the road to Fort Cumberland from Winchester in Frederick County, Virginia.

Alexander Finnie bought the Raleigh Tavern in Williamsburg in 1749 and sold it in 1752 but continued, at least intermittently, to be a tavern keeper in the town until his death in 1769. When GW ... Read More

George Mann (1753–1795) operated Mann’s tavern in Annapolis, Maryland. It was also referred to as City Hotel.

Gardner's ordinary was owned by William Gardner. He secured a license to operate an ordinary in Fairfax County on 15 April 1765.

Anthony Hay, who was a cabinetmaker in Williamsburg, bought the Raleigh Tavern from William Trebell in 1767. He kept the tavern until his death in 1770. James Barrett Southall then became host at ... Read More

John and Mercy Chew kept a tavern in Alexandria; GW’s “Club” was the total charges for his entertainment at the tavern.

Grayson's ordinary was run by Benjamin Grayson. On 19 Sept. 1764 he was granted a license by the Fairfax County court to keep an ordinary in Alexandria.

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