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Place Name County State Country Place Type
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
Carrol's United States Tavern/Ordinary
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 [183] 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.