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.

Leesburg was the county seat of Loudoun County. It was founded in 1758.

Originally located in King George County, Va., Falmouth is now a part of Stafford County, Va. Dixon's Warehouse, a warehouse appointed for the inspection of tobacco, was located in Falmouth.

Little Falls Quarter was a plantation on the Rappahannock River which was owned by GW's mother Mary Ball Washington, but had been rented to GW, along with most of her slaves, after she moved to ... Read More

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

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

GW's Ferry farm consisted of two tracts purchased in 1769 and 1770 from John Posey and John West, Jr.  A short distance down the Potomac River from the Mount Vernon mansion, the farm was located ... Read More

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

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

Fincastle County, Va., was created in 1772 from Botetourt County on the north side of the Great Kanawha River. 

Marlborough, located on the Potomac River in Stafford County, Va., was the Mercer family estate.

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

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

The Mount Vernon estate, located on the banks of the Potomac River in Fairfax County, Virginia, was the home of George and Martha Washington.

See also: "Growth of Mount Vernon." The ... Read More

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).

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

GW, Fielding Lewis, and Dr. Thomas Walker purchased land from Joseph Jones and James Wright in 1766 that was located in what was then known as Nansemond County, on or near Nansemond River. That ... Read More

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

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

Mrs. Penelope Manley French owned land that lay between the Ferry and Dogue Run farms. GW bought French’s tract and another tract lying between the two farms in 1786.

New Town, now called Stephens City, is in Frederick County, about 7 miles south of Winchester. It was known as Stephensburg.

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

Newcastle, also spelled New Castle, was an important colonial trading center located on the Pamunkey River in eastern Hanover County, northeast of Richmond.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

Greenbrier County was formed in October 1777 from Botetourt and Montgomery counties in Virginia. It is now in the southeast portion of West Virginia. GW owned land in that county.

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

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

Hampton is on the bay at Hampton Roads.

Hanover Court House, now Hanover, is located fifteen miles north of Richmond.

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.

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.

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

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

Seneca Falls, or Rapids, is located about five miles above the Great Falls of the Potomac River. Seneca Falls begins just below the mouth of Seneca Creek, near the Fairfax-Loudoun county line. ... Read More

Located on Occoquan Creek, Colchester was a settlement of Scottish merchants approximately eight miles from Mount Vernon.

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

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

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.

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

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

Hunting Creek tobacco warehouse was one of four public tobacco warehouses in Fairfax County, Virginia. The others were Pohick, Falls of Potomac, and Colchester. Each had two inspectors appointed ... Read More

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.

The sale of the Truro Parish glebe (and church plate) was necessitated by the creation of Cameron Parish (1749) and Fairfax Parish (1765) out of Truro and was authorized by an act of the assembly ... Read More

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.

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.

Urbanna is in Middlesex County, near Rosegill, the home of Ralph Wormley.

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

West Point, Virginia is located where the Pamunkey and Mattaponi rivers join to form the York river.

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

Kingsmill plantation, the home of Lewis Burwell of James City County, Va., was situated on the James River about four miles southeast of Williamsburg.  

GW was born at Pope's Creek, in Westmoreland County, Virginia. In March 1762, GW to Westmoreland for the funeral of his half brother Augustine Washington.

Dumfries, a town on Quantico Creek in lower Prince William County, is about twenty-five miles down the Potomac from Alexandria.

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