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Title Newspaper article titled "George Washington Slept Here; He Visited Here on a Tour of Frontier Forts in 1756"
Catalog Number 2009.1.288
Object Name Clipping, newspaper
Scope & Content Visits of George Washington to Botetourt County and Fort William in October of 1756 and his ownership of land in Botetourt County are described in this Fincastle Herald article of May 3, 2006 by Anita Firebaugh.
Subjects Visiting
Land acquisition
Search Terms Fort William
James River Company
People Washington, George
Preston, William
Lewis, Andrew
Simpson, Solomon
Gill, Edward Sr.
Finnie, Christopher
Cross, William
Best, Christopher
Cleveland, James
Date 2006/05/03
Collection Dorothy S. Kessler Collection
Copyright Fincastle Herald, republished by permission