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Place Name County State Country Place Type
Patapsco River (Md.) Maryland United States River/Creek/Stream

The Patapsco River is formed about twenty miles west of Baltimore, flowing about sixty-five miles southeast to the Chesapeake Bay. On 6 May 1775, while traveling to Philadelphia to attend the ... Read More

Patuxent, Maryland Charles County (Md.) Maryland United States City/Town
Perkins's (Parkins's) mill, Virginia Frederick County (Va.) Virginia United States Mill

Isaac Perkins (Parkins) of Winchester, a captain in the militia and a leading citizen of Frederick County, had been operating his mill just outside Winchester since the 1740s.

Perquimans County, North Carolina North Carolina United States County

In 1766 GW and Fielding Lewis, Sr., purchased from Marmaduke Norfleet 1,093½ acres in Perquimans County, N.C., which is located in the northeastern part of the state (see Ledger A, 239).

Piscataway, Maryland Prince George's County (Md.) Maryland United States City/Town

Piscataway is in Prince George’s County, Maryland, southeast of Mount Vernon.

Popes Creek (plantation; Westmoreland County, Va.) Westmoreland County (Va.) Virginia United States Estate/Farm/Plantation/Residence

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

Port Royal, Virginia Caroline County (Va.) Virginia United States City/Town

Port Royal was a small port town on the Rappahannock River downstream from Fredericksburg.

Portsmouth, Virginia Virginia United States City/Town