The Four Mile Run tract was located on the north side of Four Mile Run, a stream that enters the Potomac River north of Alexandria. While GW began surveying the land on 22 April 1785, it was not  ... Read More

Washington took possession of the 519–acre tract in Montgomery County, Md. in April 1793. The land was one half of Woodstock Manor which John Mercer’s wife, Sophia Sprigg Mercer, had inherited ... Read More

The Shenandoah tract was 6500 acres on the Shenandoah river, Snicker's ordinary, and was owned by George Mercer. When Mercer sold the tract in 1774, Washington purchsed two of the lots which ... Read More

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