|Place Name||County||State||Country||Place Type|
|Albemarle County, Virginia||Albemarle County (Va.)||Virginia||United States||County|
|Alexandria, Virginia||Virginia||United States||City/Town|
|Allan's ordinary (Va.)||Virginia||United States||Tavern/Ordinary|
|Annapolis, Maryland||Anne Arundel County (Md.)||Maryland||United States||City/Town|
|Anne Arundel County, Maryland||Anne Arundel County (Md.)||Maryland||United States||County|
|Antigua (West Indies)||Country||
Antigua is an island in the West Indians. While the French captured the West Indian island of Dominica in September 1778, and the islands of St. Christopher (now St. Kitts), Montserrat, and Nevis ... Read More
|Arell's (Arrol's) tavern (Alexandria, Va.)||Fairfax County (Va.)||Virginia||United States||Tavern/Ordinary||
Arell's tavern was located in Alexandria, Virginia, and was owned by Richard Arell.
|Armstead's ordinary||United States||Tavern/Ordinary|
|Augusta County, Virginia||Augusta County (Va.)||Virginia||United States||County|
|Augusta Springs (Hot Springs; now Warm Springs, Bath County, Va.)||Bath County (Va.)||Virginia||United States||City/Town||
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
|Ayscough's tavern (Williamsburg, Va.)||James City County (Va.), York County (Va.)||Virginia||United States||Tavern/Ordinary||
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
|Baltimore, Maryland||Maryland||United States||City/Town|
|Bank of Alexandria||Fairfax County (Va.)||Virginia||United States||Bank||
GW in 1795 and 1796 bought a total of twenty-five shares in the Bank of Alexandria, fifteen for $200 a share and ten for $197 a share (see Ledger C, 36).
|Barbados (West Indies)||Barbados||Country||
In 1751, George Washington traveled with his older half brother, Lawrence Washington, to Barbados. Lawrence had been in poor health with a lung ailment and they traveled with the hope of finding a ... Read More
|Belvoir (estate; Fairfax County, Va.)||Fairfax County (Va.)||Virginia||United States||Estate/Farm/Plantation/Residence||
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
|Benedict, Maryland||Charles County (Md.)||Maryland||United States||City/Town||
A shipping town on the Patuxent River in Maryland, Benedict was about thirty miles south and east of Mount Vernon.
|Berkeley County (Va., now W.Va.)||West Virginia||United States||County||
Berkeley County was formed in 1772 from the northern part of Frederick County, Va., and is now part of West Virginia.
|Berkeley Springs (Bath, Warm Springs; Va., now W.Va.)||Morgan County (W.Va.)||Virginia, West Virginia||United States||City/Town||
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
|Blackmore's tavern (Va.)||Virginia||United States||Tavern/Ordinary|
|Bladensburg, Maryland||Prince George's County (Md.)||Maryland||United States||City/Town|
|Boston, Massachusetts||Suffolk County (Mass.)||Massachusetts||United States||City/Town|
|Botetourt County, Virginia||Botetourt County (Va.)||Virginia||United States||County||
In 1772, Fincastle County was formed from Botetourt County on the north side of the Great Kanawha River. Later, in 1789, a section of Botetourt County was added to Montgomery County.
|Brown's ordinary (Va.)||Virginia||United States||Tavern/Ordinary|
|Bruin's ordinary (Winchester, Va.)||Frederick County (Va.)||Virginia||United States||Tavern/Ordinary||
Bruin's ordinary was run by Bryan Bruin who lived in Winchester, Virginia.
|Bush's ordinary (Winchester, Va.)||Frederick County (Va.)||Virginia||United States||Tavern/Ordinary||
This ordinary was located in Winchester, Virginia, and was run by Philip Bush (c.1733-1812)
|Cacapon River, (Va., now W.Va.)||Hampshire County (Va., now W.Va.)||West Virginia||United States||River/Creek/Stream|
|Cameron, Virginia||Fairfax County (Va.)||Virginia||United States||Neighborhood||
Cameron was the name of the settlement or neighborhood which began at the junction of several major roads leading into Alexandria, between one and two miles west of town, and thence extending ... Read More
|Carlisle, Pennsylvania||Cumberland County (Pa.)||Pennsylvania||United States||City/Town|
|Caroline County, Virginia||Caroline County (Va.)||Virginia||United States||County|
|Castle William (Fort Adams; Fort Independence), Massachusetts||Suffolk County (Mass.)||Massachusetts||United States||Fort||
Castle William was an island fortress in Boston Harbor. It was located on Castle Island that lay a short distance off Dorchester Point at the eastern end of Dorchester Neck. Castle William became ... Read More
|Cedar Point, Maryland||Maryland||United States|
|Charles County, Maryland||Charles County (Md.)||Maryland||United States||County|
|Charlestown, Maryland||Cecil County (Md.)||Maryland||United States||City/Town||
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
|Chester, Pennsylvania||Delaware County (Pa.)||Pennsylvania||United States||City/Town||
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.
|Chew's tavern (Alexandria, Va.)||Fairfax County (Va.)||Virginia||United States||Tavern/Ordinary||
John and Mercy Chew kept a tavern in Alexandria; GW’s “Club” was the total charges for his entertainment at the tavern.
|Chiswell's ordinary (New Kent County, Va.)||New Kent County (Va.)||Virginia||United States||Tavern/Ordinary||
Chiswell’s ordinary was on the road in New Kent County, about fifteen  miles from Williamsburg and less than that from the residence of Martha Custis at the White House plantation on the ... Read More
|City Tavern (Philadelphia, Pa.)||Pennsylvania||United States||Tavern/Ordinary||
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
|Colchester, Virginia||Fairfax County (Va.)||Virginia||United States||City/Town||
Located on Occoquan Creek, Colchester was a settlement of Scottish merchants approximately eight miles from Mount Vernon.
|Coleman's ordinary (Loudoun County, Va.)||Loudoun County (Va.)||Virginia||United States||Tavern/Ordinary||
Richard Coleman and his son John ran an ordinary on the Leesburg road at Sugar Land Run.
|Coleman's tavern (Caroline County, Va.)||Caroline County (Va.)||Virginia||United States||Tavern/Ordinary||
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
|College of New Jersey (Princeton, N.J.)||New Jersey||United States||College/University||
The College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) was founded in 1746, and had as its main objective to train ministers. John Witherspoon, whom GW had known since before the Revolution, served ... Read More
|Combs's ordinary (Frederick County, Va.)||Frederick County (Va.)||Virginia||United States||Tavern/Ordinary||
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.
|Corotoman (plantation; Lancaster County, Va.)||Lancaster County (Va.)||Virginia||United States||Estate/Farm/Plantation/Residence||
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.
|Dansie's ordinary (King William County, Va.)||King William County (Va.)||Virginia||United States||Tavern/Ordinary||
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
|Dismal Swamp||Gates County (N.C.)||North Carolina, Virginia||United States||Swamp||
The Dismal Swamp, a densely wooded swamp, covered over 2,000 square miles in southeastern Virginia and northeastern North Carolina between Chesapeake Bay and Albemarle Sound. It is geologically ... Read More
|Doncastle's tavern (James City County, Va.)||James City County (Va.)||Virginia||United States||Tavern/Ordinary||
Thomas Doncastle’s tavern in James City County was on the road from Claiborne’s ferry about fifteen miles from Williamsburg.
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