Historic Locations Associated With George Washington

George Washington Birthplace National MonumentRR 1, Box 17, 1732 Popes Creek Road,Washington's Birthplace, VA 22443, (804-224-1732)A 538 acre farm is similar to the 18th century tobacco plantation that George Washingtons great-grandfather settled in 1657. There is a picnic grounds and a visitors center.Yes, $2.00 adults, guests under 17 are free. 9-5 daily, closed Xmas & New Years Day
Alexandria Canal Tidal LockTrans-Potomac Canal Center Plaza, Alexandria, VA 22314The Potowmack Canal Project has one restored lock, and was built along the Potomac River during the late 18th century. George Washington was an early Stockholder and corporate officer.Open to the public
Ampthill211 Ampthill Road, Richmond, VA 23233George Washington was a close friend to Archibald Cary and stayed at his home when visiting Richmond, Va., Built in 1732 it is closed to the publicNo
Amstel House2 East 4th Street, New Castle, DE 19720, (302-322-2794)In 1784 George Washington attended a wedding here.Open to the public
Annapolis City Hall150 Duke of Gloucester Street, Annapolis, MD 21401, (410-263-7942)Once a ballroom, Where George Washington was a regular social visitor, the Annapolis City hall is open to the public.Yes
Baltimore Washington MonumentMount Vernon Place Historic District, Mount Vernon Place and Washington Place, Baltimore, MD 21201, (301-396-7939)A sixteen-foot statue of George Washington sites upon 164 columns and is considered an architectural wonder. Designed by Robert Mills, it was one of the first to honor the First President. Started in 1815, it was completed in 1829Yes
Bank of AlexandriaNorth Fairfax at Cameron, Alexandria, VA 22314George Washington was a charter stockholder in this bank, established in 1792.Open to the public
Bartrams Garden54th Street and Lindbergh Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19142, (215-685-2681)George Washington and Benjamin Franklin often visited the 127 acre gardens of Americas first Botanist, near Philadelphia and started in 1748.Open to the public
Beekman Arms Hotel4 Mill Street (Route 9), Rhinebeck, NY 12572, (914-876-7077)"America's Oldest Inn," Beekman Arms was once utilized as Headquarters for General Washington.Open to the public
Bel AirU.S. Route 1 (Minnieville Road), Minnieville, VA 22192This privately owned historic house was once the overnight honeymoon stop for George and Martha.No
Belle Air11800 John Tyler Memorial Highway, State Route 5, Charles City, VA 23030, (804-829-2431)Built around 1700, Belle Air is one of America's oldest frame homes and certainly entertained George Washington as well as John Tyler and William Henry Harrison.Open to the public by appointment
BelvoirFort Belvoir, VA 22060This was the home of George Washingtons friend and benefactor and neighbor, Mrs. Sally Fairfax. Only the outline of where it once stood remains on the now famous Army base.Closed to the public
Benjamin Allston House, now The Parker Stewart House11019 Front Street, Georgetown, SC 29442Benjamin Allston, who owned the home, hosted George Washington here. It is now used for corporate conferences.Open to the public
Berkeley SpringsTravel Berkeley Springs, Inc., 304 Fairfax Street, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411, (304-258-9147, 800-447-8797)Berkeley Springs is a prosperous spa resort now, these warm mineral springs were founded by George Washington and other Presidents found rest and relaxation here, including FDR.Open to the public
Blue Bell Inn7303 Woodland Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19153, (215-365-5927)Built in 1766, this Inn was a popular resting stop on the stagecoach route to Philadelphia and George Washington is said to have stopped here often.May through October on a limited basis
Boxwood Hall State Historic Site1073 East Jersey Street, Elizabeth, NJ 07201, (908-648-4540)George Washington was entertained in Boxwood Hall on April 23, 1789 en route to his inauguration in New York City Museum.Open to the public
Boyhood Home of Robert E. Lee607 Oronoco Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, (703-548-8454)William Fitzhugh, another intimate friend of George Washington, was a visitor here on many occasions. It has period pieces and large boxwood gardens.Open to the public
Brandywine Battlefield ParkChadds Ford, PA 19317, (215-459-3342)September 11, 1777 was a defeat for the Americans at Brandywine Park. It has a visitors center and restored farmhouse used by Washington and Lafayette.Open to the public
Brandywine Springs Park3300 Faulkland Road, Wilmington, DE 19808, (302-577-3534)Here, under a council oak, Washington and Lafayette met to discuss the impending battle of Brandywine.Open to the public
Buccleuch Mansion And ParkCollege Road, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, (908-745-5094)Operated as a historic house museum by the daughter of the American Revolution, George Washington visited here when it was known as White House Farm.Open to the public
Carlyle House121 N. Fairfax Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22314, (703-548-2997)Built in 1752-1753, this home is known as Alexandria's finest. Washington visited here for war planning sessions.Open to the public
Castleberry HouseLevel Road, Evansburg, PA 19426This stone Castleberry farmouse was used as headquarters for Washington from the 19-22nd of Sept. in 1777.Privately owned, not open to the public
Chatham Manor120 Chatham Lane, Fredericksburg, VA 22401, (540-373-4461)Used as headquarters during the Civil War, this home was owned by a friend of Washington, William Fitzhugh.A National Park Service Site, open to the public
Christ Church0 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, (617-876-0200)George and Martha attended a New Years Eve service here after the siege of Boston in 1776.Yes
Christ Church118 N. Washington Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, (703-549-1450)George Washington purchased pew #60 in this historic brick and attended regularly.Yes
Christ Church, Durham Parish8685 Ironsides Road (Maryland Route 425), Nanjemoy, MD 20662, (301-743-7099)George Washington was a frequent visitor to the Old Durham Church in 1771. It was the parish of his friend, Governor of Md. General William Smallwood.Yes
Cliveden6401 Germantown Road, Philadelphia, PA 19106, (215-848-1777)This was the home of Chief Justice Benjamin Chew and the scene of action between Washington's troops and British forces occupying the house during the battle of Germantown.Open to the public
Cocks Residence21 South Loudoun Street, Winchester, VA 22606One of Washington 's residence when he stayed in Winchester. It originally belonged to Captian Willaim Cocks.Now a Law Office, closed to the public
Colonial National Historic ParkBox 210, Yorktown, VA 23690, (757-898-3400)Over 9,000 acres, the park takes in the Yorktown battlefield, Jamestown Island and the Colonial Parkway.National Park site, open to the public
David Conklin Farmhouse2 High Street, Huntington, NY 11743, (516 427-7045)This Museum exhibits furniture and reflects architectural history significant to when George Washington toured Long Island in 1790.The Huntington Historical Society operates this Museum, open to the public
Dawesfield565 Lewis Lane, Whitpain Township, Ambler, PA 19002George Washington visited James Morris's farmhouse on October 21,1777.Privately owned, closed to the public
Denning HouseOrrs Mill Road, Salisbury Mills, NY 12577, (914-496-6771)Built around 1770 by Tory James Peters sold it to William Denning. A Friend to Washington, George visited here several times.Privately owned, closed to the public
Derick Brinckerhoff HouseRoutes 52 and 82, Fishkill, NY 12524This home served as headquarters for the commander of Highland Troops, General Alexander McDougall and his many guests included General Washington.Still owned by the Brinckerhoff's, closed to the public.
Dey Mansion-Washington's Headquarters Museum199 Totowa Road, Wayne, NJ 07470, (973-696-1776)This unusual home was Washington's headquarters in July 1780, and again in Oct. and Nov. after the discovery of Benedict Arnold's treason at West Point.Open to the public by the Passaic County Dept. of Parks.
Drake House Museum602 West Front Street, Plainfield, NJ 07060, (908-755-5831)The Drake House was George Washington's Headquarters during the Battle of Short Hills, June 26, 1777.Open to the public
Edward McCradys Tavern2 Unity Alley, Charleston, SC 29401, (803-577-7472)A dinner head in the honor of General Washington was held here on May 4, 1791 by the Society of Cincinnati.Open to the public
Emlen HousePennsylvania Avenue, Fort Washington, PA 19034From November 2, to December 11, 1777, this home served as Washington's Headquarters. It is the centerpiece to a magnificent 100 acre estate.Privately owned, not open to the public.
Falls Church115 E. Fairfax Street, Falls Church, VA 22046, (703-532-7600)George Washington was a vestryman of Truro Parish at the time Falls Church was in need of repair and he helped obtain restoration which was completed in 1767 and used as a recruiting station.Yes
Fat lands, aka James Vaux HousePawling Road, Valley Forge, PA 19482George Washington visited this house on Sept. 21, 1777.Privately owned
Fell HouseDoylestown, PA 12940Geeroge Washington camped on this property on his way towards New YorkPrivately owned
George Washington's Ferry FarmKenmore Plantation and Gardens Assoc. King's Highway, Stafford County, Va., 22554 540-373-3381Settled by Washington in 1738, his mother lived here until her death.Open to the public Mon.-Sat. 10-5, Sun.12-5. Admission is free.
Ferry House State Historic siteRoute 546, Titusville, NJ 08560, (609-737-2515)After a cold and dangerous crossing of the Delaware, Washington found shelter in a small building, now serving as a Colonial inn.Open to the public
Forrest-Marbury House3350 M Street NW, Washington DC 20007George Washington and other commissioners met at Forrest-Marbury in 1791 to determine the boundaries of a proposed District of Columbia. The house is now part of an office complex.Closed to the public
Fort AshbyBox 97, SR 46 at intersection with SR 28, Fort Ashby, WV 26719-0097, (304-298-3318)Built in 1755 Fort Ashby is the sole surviving fort built by Washington of the 69 constructed to protest western Virginia.The Daughters of the American Revolution operate this for the public. Yes.
Fort Bedford MuseumFort Bedford Drive, Box 1758, Bedford, PA 15522, (814-623-8891, 800-259-4284)As a British outpost built in 1758 during the French and Indian War, this museum displays thousands of artifacts and items of the pioneer days in Western Pa.Yes
Fort Johnson, Fort Moultrie, Fort Sumter National Monument1214 Middle St., Sullivan's Island, SC 29482, (803-883-3123)In 1791, President Washington visited Forts Johnson and Moultrie which were part of the Charleston harbor defences during the Revolutionary War.Open to the Public. National Park sites.
Fort Lee Historic SitePalisades Interstate Park, Hudson Terrace, Fort Lee, NJ 07024, (201-461-1776)Built by Washington 's troops in 1776, this fort was a major link for fortifications defending New York City and the Hudson River.Open to the public
Fort Ligonier216 South Market Street, Ligonier, PA 15658-1206, (412-238-9701)This fort has been recreated and built to scale on the hilltop site of the original. It was the final staging area for the British assaul on Fort Duquesne.Open to the public
Fort Necessity National Battlefield1 Washington Parkway, Farmington, PA 15437, (412-329-5512)This palisade fort was built by 22 year old George Washington in two days. The opening battle of the French Indian War was fought here and Washington surrendered. There are many features here.Open daily from 8:30 to 5 p.m., the fort is open til sunset. $2.00 for adults, under 16 or over 62 free.
Fort TiconderogaP.O. Box 390B, Ticonderoga New York 12883, (518-585-2821)Important in the War of Independence, Washington stopped here in 1783. It is one of the most prominent military reconstructions in the country.Open to the public
Fort Washington State Park50 Bethlehem Pike, Penn. Turnpike exit 26, Montgomery Country, PA 19034, (215-646-2942)After his defeat at Germantown, Washington and his 12,000 tropes built a fort here to defend his encampment. Now a Museum, park and a library.Open to the public
Fowler HouseRoot Avenue (Old Simpson Road), Carmel New York 10512George Washington is said to have stayed one night in this house.Privately owned, not open to the public.
Fraunces Tavern54 Pearl Street, New York, NY 10004, (212-269-0144)On Dec. 4, 1783 bid an emotional farewell to his troops at this tavern.Still an active tavern and museum, open to the public.
Fredericksburg Historic DistrictCity of Fredericksburg Office of Economic Development, 706 Carolina Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401, (540-373-1776)Considered as George Washington's home town, his family plantation lies across the river. Over 40 buildings are associated with the time of his residency.Maintained by the City of Fredericksburg Office of Economic development, open to the public.
Friendship Firehouse Museum107 S. Alfred Street, Alexandria, VA 22314Formed in 1774, the Friendship Fire Company was the first volunteer fire company in Alexandria. It is believed Washington was a founding member.Open to the public
Gadsby's Tavern134 N. Royal Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, (703-838-4242)Consisting of two building, circa 1770-1792, the original tavern has been converted to a Colonial museum, the other restored. Still an active eating place, it is said Washington dined here.Yes
General Jedidiah Huntington House223 East Town Street, Norwich, CT 06360On April 8, 1776 General Huntington's house was used to entertain Washington on his march from Boston to New York.Privately owned, closed to the public
General Philip Schuyler HouseUS Route 4, Schuylerville, NY 12871, (518-664-9821)The home is part of the Saratoga National Historical Park, a 2800 acre site commemorating the two battles of Saratoga. Washington visited here after the war.Open to the public
General Wayne Inn62 Montgomery Avenue, Merion, PA 19906, (610-667-3330)Washington, Lafayette and General Wayne were hosted here in Sept. 1777.Now an operating public restaurant
George Washington Masonic National MemorialKing Street and Callahan Drive, Alexandria, VA 22314, (703-683-2007)This statue of Washington is large and dominates the Hollender Room of he Massonic Hall in downtown New York.Open to the public
George Washington Masonic shrineDeWint House, Livingston Ave. and Oak Tree Road, Tappan, NY 10983, (914-359-1359)Built around 1700, the De Wint house holds Washington and Masonic period furnishings and memorabilia.Free with hours daily from 10 to 4
George Washington Memorial ParkwayTurkey Run Park, McLean, VA 22101This parkway links many landmarks associated with George Washington. It begins at Mount Vernon and continues northwest for forty miles through Northern Virginia.Yes
George Washington Office MuseumAdam Kurtz House, Braddock and Cork, Winchester, VA 22601, (506-662-4412)Once owned by Adam Kurtz, this small log home was used by Virginia Militia Colonel Washington when assigned to protect the colonies 300 miles western frontier during the French and Indian War.Operated by the Winchester/Frederick Country Historical society, open to the public.
George Washington StatuaryVirginia State Capitol and Capitol Square, Richmond, VA 23219, (804-786-4344)Sculpted by Jean Antoine Houdon, this life size statue is in the rotunda of the Virginia Capitol building.Yes
George Washington StatueManhattan Avenue and 114th Street, New York City, NY 10025On a New York street corner, this statue of George Washington and his friend the Marquis de Lafayette was sculpted by Frederick Bartholdi.Yes
George Washington StatueMasonic Hall, 71 West 23rd Street, New York City, NY 10010, (212-741-1323)There is a hughe statue of George Washington in the Hollender room of the Masonic Hall in Downtown New York.Yes
George Washington StatueBoston Public Gardens, Boston, MA 02111Sculpted in 1869 by Thomas Ball, this larger-than-life bronze statue has George on his favorite wartime mount.Yes
George Washington StatueThe State House, Columbia, SC 29201, (803-734-2430)A replica of Jean Antoine Houdon's statue stands proudly on the steps of the South Carolina CapitolYes
George Washington StatueWashington Circle, Washington, DC 20037A George Washington on horseback is the work of sculptor Clark Mills and was dedicated in 1860 by President James Buchanan.Yes
George Washington Townhouse508 Cameron Street, Alexandria, VA 22314Originally built by George Washington in 1769, the house was rebuilt using some of the original bricks.Closed to the public
George Washington's Grist Mill Historical State Park5514 Mount Vernon Highway, Alexandria, VA 22308, (703-780-3383)The history of the mill is presented on videotape in the restored mill with replicas of the mill machinery and history.Grounds always open am to PM, mill is open 10-6 Memorial Day to Labor day. $1.25 for adults,$1.00 6-12.
George Washington StatueUnion Square, New York City, NY 10003Again on Horseback, this statue of George Washington in bronze was done by Henry Kirke BrownYes
Governor Jonathan Trumbull House / Wadsworth Stable / The War Office169 Town Street, Lebanon, CT 06249, (860-642-7558)Jonathan Trumbull, Gov. of Conn., was a counselor to Washington and gave his house as a headquarters for strategic planning.Operated by the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Sons of the American Revolution, open to the public.
Governor John Langdon House143 Pleasant Street, Portsmouth, NH 03081, (603-436-3205)Governor Langdon's mid-Georgian-style house was host to President George Washington in 1789. It is now operated by the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities as part of the Portsmouth Historical Trail.Yes
Governor Stephen Hopkins HouseBenefit and Hopkins Streets, Providence, RI 02903, (401-751-7067)As a signer of the Declaration of Independence, the owner, Stephen Hopkins entertained George Washington twice at his home.Open tothe public
Grace Episcopal ChurchYorktown, VA 23690Dating to 1697, the building was used by the British as an ammunitions magazine.Yes.
Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife RefugeBox 349, Suffolk, VA 23434, (757-986-3705)George Washington was an early investor interested in draining the swamp for farmland.Open to the public
Great Falls ParkGeorgetown Pike, Fairfax County, VA 22066, (703-285-2966)As first president of the Potowmack Canal Company, the company built a canal and five locks some are still visible today.Yes
Griffins Tavern231 New York State Route 82, Fishkill, NY 12524Although destroyed by fire in 1994, where only a few stone walls are visible, this was the site of a historic meeting. On August 15,1775 the Articles of Association was signed.Reconstruction is still underway. Open to the public.
Gunston HallMason Neck, Lorton, VA 22079, (703-550-9220)This plantation was begun in 1755 by George Mason is 550 acres and today a showcase of that period.Open to the public
Hale-Byrnes House606 Stanton-Christina Road, Stanton, DE 19808, (302-998-3792)In 1777 General Washington held a council of war in this house.Operated by the Delaware Dept. of State, open by appointment.
Hampton National Historic Site535 Hampton Lane, Towson, MD 21286, (410-823-1309)Hampton was owned by Charles Ridgely, a confidant of George Washington and is a shining example of post-revolutionary opulence.Open to the public
Hampton Plantation State Park1950 Rutledge Road, McClellanville, SC 29458, (803-546-9361)President Washington visited Hampton Plantation on his southern tour. It is one of the finest homes in South Carolina low country.Open to the public
Harpers Ferry National Historic ParkBox 65, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425, (304-535-6223)A National Park site, this spectacular park was surveyed by Washington in the 1750's.Open to the public
Hendricks Kip HouseOld Glen ham Road, Fishkill, NY 12524This house served as headquarters for Baron Von Steuben, Washington's drillmaster.Closed to the public
Heyward-Washington House87 Church Street, Charleston, SC 29401, (803-722-0354)President Washington leased this house for eight days on his southern tour in 1791.Open to the public
Historic Antes House318 Colonial Road, Upper Frederick Township, Perkiomenville, PA 18074, (215-234-8953)Washington's headquarters were here during September 1777 before moving on towards Pottstown.Presently closed; it is scheduled to open to the public again.
Historic Old Saint Augustine's Catholic Church4th and New Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19106George Washington, though not a Catholic, was an early (1796) contributor to the building fund of Saint Augustine's.Open to the public
Historic SummersetHillcrest and Legion Avenues, Morrisville, PA 19067, (215-295-7339)George Washington stayed at Summerset from December 8-14, 1776.The Historic Morrisville Society maintains this as a house museum. Open to the Public.
Historic Yellow SpringsChester Springs, PA 19425, (610-827-7414)General and Mrs. Washington visited the troops hospitalized at Yellow Springs many times.Many buildings and shops operated by a non-profit historical org. Open to the Public.
Holcombe-Jimison Farmstead MuseumLambertville, NJ 08530, (609-782-1091)From July 18 to July 31, 1777 and June 21 to 22, this home served as Washington's headquarters.Hunterdon Country Historical Society operated it and it is open to the public.
Hope Lodge553 Bethlehem Pike, Fort Washington, PA 19034, (215-646-1595)Built by Samuel Morris, Hope Lodge was built around 1750 and Washington visited there many times.Open to the public
Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop1020 Caroline Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401, (540-373-3362)The original store served as Washington's pharmacy.Now operated by the Assoc. for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities. Open to the public.
John Brinckerhoff HouseLomala Road, Fishkill, NY 12524Built in 1738 of beautiful bricks, this was Washington's headquarters from time to time.
John Brown House52 Power Street, Providence, RI 02906, (401-331-8575)One of the most magnificent homes on the continent, as described by John Adams, Geroge Washington was entertained here.Open to the public
John Kane HouseSouth Main Street, Box 99, Pawling, NY 12564, (914-855-9316)Operated as a house museum by the Historical Society of Pawling, it also was a headquarters for Washington.Open to the public
John MacCurdy House1 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT 06371The MacCurdy family entertained General Washington on April 10th, 1776.Privately owned
John Rutledge House Inn116 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401, (803-723-7999, 800-476-9741)One of the 55 men who signed the Constitution of the United States, his home, circa 1763 is only one of 15 remaining of the signers. Carefully restored it serves as a B & B.Open to the public and a Bed and Breakfast
Joseph Stout HouseProvince Line Road, Hopewell, NJ 08525This house served as Washington's Headquarters in June 1778.Privately owned
Kenmore1201 Washington Avenue, Fredericksburg, VA 22401, (540-373-3381)George Washington's sister, Betty, was the wife of Colonel Fielding Lewis and the Washington's visited often.Operated as a House Museum by the Kenmore Foundation. Open to the Public.
Kings Chapel58 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02109The first Anglican church in Boston became the first Unitarian Church after the Revolutionary War. Washington attended an oratoio during his New England Tour here.Open to the public
Kingston Free Library2605 Kingstown Road, Kingston, RI 02881, (401-783-8254)Now a public library, Washington and Benjamin Franklin visited here.Open to the public as a public library
Knox's Headquarters State Historic SiteBox 207, Vail's Gate, NY 12584, (914-561-5498)In 1779 Major General Henry Know, Washington's commander of artillery, occupied the house when the military actions occurred nearby.Open to the public
La GrangeMaryland State Route 6, west of US Route 301, LaPlata, MD 20646This home was owned by Dr. James Craik, a friend and physician to George Washington.Privately owned
Lancaster Historic DistrictLancaster, VA 22503, (804-529-5031)The town of Lancaster has several buildings of historical interest pertaining to the Washington familyOpen to the public
Lee House National Historic Landmark161 Washington Street, Marblehead, MA 01945, (617-6331-1069)This house was owned by Colonel Jeremiah Lee, whose widow entertained Washington and Lafayette after the war here.Now the home of the Marble head Historical Society, open to the public
Lee-Fendall House614 Oronoco Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, (703-548-1789)Philip Ferndall was a cousin of George Washington's Closest friend and George visited here often.Open to the public by the Lee-Ferndall foundation
Leffingwell Inn348 Washington Street, Norwich, CT 06365, (860-889-9440)Built in 1665, the Inn opened in 1701, the Inn was visited often by Washington and his troops.Restored and furnished with period pieces, open to the public
Loudon Museum16 Loudon Street SW, Leesburg, VA 22075, (703-777-7427)George Washington spent much time in the Leesburg area and it is probable that he surveyed some of the houses that are still standing. The Loudon Museum conducts a walking tour that includes one of Washington's military headquarters buildings.Yes
Madam Brett Homestead50 Van Nydeck Avenue, Beacon, NY 12508, (914-831-6533)This was a prominent house during the war and Washington and Lafayette visited there.
Malin HallConestoga and Swedesford Road, Malvern, PA 19355There is no doubt from the records that Washington slept here.Privately owned, closed to the public
Mandeville HouseRoute 9D, Box 214, Garrison-on-Hudson, NY 10524, (914-424-3626)Built in 1737, Washington's ledger shows cash paid to Mandeville for house rooms, etc., @.5 pounds on July 26, 1779Open to the public on a limited basis by the Perry-Gething Foundation
Mansion HouseTu-Endie-Wei State Park, Point Pleasant, WV 25550,(304-675-3330)George Washington named this area Point Pleasant when he surveyed it in the late 1740's. It is the oldest structure in Kanawha Valley.Operated by State of West Virginia in cooperation with the Daughters of the American Revolution. Open to the public
Marry Washington Home1200 Charles Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401, (540-373-1569)Washington bought this house for his mother who kept beautiful gardens.The Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities keeps it open for the public.
Mary Washington Monument and GraveWashington Avenue, Fredericksburg, VA 22401President Grover Cleveland dedicated the present marker for a marble monument to Washington's Mother.Open to the public
Maryland State HouseState Circle, Annapolis, MD 21401, (410-263-7942)George Washington resigned his commission here on Jan. 14, 1784. It is the oldest State House still is use todayOpen to the public
Masonic Lodge No.4 A.F. and A.M.804 Princess Anne Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401, (540-373-5885)Restored to when George Washington was installed into the order in 1752.Open to the public
Michael Cresap MuseumMain Street and Shawnee Indian Trail, 19009 Old Town Road SE, Old Town, MD 21555-9702, (301-478-5154)Built around 1780, as a long time acquaintance of the Cresaps, George visited here often.Open to the public by appointment
Middleton Tavern2 Market Space, Annapolis, MD 21401, (410-263-3323)Still popular today as a Restaurant, Washington did dine here in the 1750's.Open to the public
Moland House1641 Old York Road, Hartsville, PA 18974, (215-343-8485)Also a headquarters for Washington, this time in the summer of 1777, the house is under reconstruction process.Not open to the public, but will be in the near future
Monmouth Battlefield State ParkRoute 33, Manalapan, NJ 07726, (908-462-9616)Scene of one of the longest battles of the Revolutionary War, it was fought on June 28, 1778.Open to the public
MontpelierOff Virginia State Route 231, Sperryville, VA 22741Montpelier, also built by Francis Thornton as a manor house for another farm, is similar to Thornton Hill in its architecture and history. Montpelier later served as a residence for a relative of Washington's mother, Mary Ball. It is known that Washington visited this home many times.Montpelier is privately owned
Montpelier MansionRoute 197 and Muirkirk Road, Laurel, MD 20707, (301-953-1376)Built by Thomas Snowden in the 18th century, it is one of the finest examples of its time.Operated by the Maryland Capital Park and Planning Commission it is open to the public.
Moore HouseYorktown, VA 23690Here the commissioners drafted the terms of surrender of Lord Cornwallis' to George Washington.
Morristown National Historical ParkWashington Place, Morristown, NJ 07960, (973-539-2085)This was the main encampment for the Continental Army from Jan. to May of 1777.National Park Site, open to the public
Mount AiryRosary Ville, MDThe scene of a marriage between Washington's stepson, Jackie Curtis, this historic home is being restored.Closed to the public by the Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources
Mount Gulian Historic Site aka The Verplanck Homestead145 Sterling Street, Beacon, NY 12508, (914-831-8172)Built around 1730, the house is a significant example of early Dutch architrave in the Hudson Valley.Open to the public
Mount Rushmore National MonumentP.O. Box 268 Keystone, SD 57751SculptureYes, free; Fee for parking
Mount VernonMount Vernon, VA 22121, (703-780-2000)Extensive renovations and restorations, yet outstanding displays of authentic memorabilia and extraordinary tours.April to August 8-5:9-5 during March, Sept. and Oct. 9-4 Nov.-Feb. $8.00 adults, $7.50 over 62, $4.00 ages4-11.
Mrs. Coxe's Tavern411 Main Street, Washington, VA 22747, (540-675-1900)One of the few buildings in Washington D. C. dating to its founding, it is a restaurant to this day.Open to the public
Munroe Tavern1332 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, MA 02173, (617-862-1703)Washington dined here in 1789 during his tour of New England.Open to the public
Van Cortland House MuseumBroadway at 246th Street, Bronx, NY 10471, (718-543-3344)Twice used as headquarters for General Washington, it is a symbol of New York's Colonial Past.Operated as a house museum by the Society of Colonial Dames. Open to the public.
Natural Bridge VillageBox 57, Natural Bridge, VA 24578, (540-291-2121)George Washington's initials are still visible on this landmark, carved when he was surveying for Lord Fairfax.Open to the public
Nelson HouseYorktown, VA 23690Home of General Thomas Nelson, Jr., who was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence.
New Windsor Cantonment State Historic SiteBox 207, Temple Hill Road, Vails Gate, NY 12584, (914-561-1765)Site of the last winter encampment of the Continental Army, 1780-1781, it has re-enactments to this day.Open to the public
Old Barracks MuseumBarrack Street, Trenton, NJ 08608, (609-396-1776)It is the only surviving British barracks from the war today it is a cultural history Museum.Open to the public
Old Colony HouseWashington Square, Newport, RI 02840, (401-846-2980; 800-326-6030)The Declaration of Independence was read to the citizens of Rhode Island from the balcony of the Old Colony House.Open to the public by appointment
Old Dutch Parsonage State Historic Site66 Washington Place, Somerville, NJ 08876, (908-735-1015)George Washington was a neighbor of this Colonial house and often a visitor.Open to the public
Old Fort House Museum27 Broadway, Box 106, Fort Edwards, NY 12828, (518-747-9600)Home of the Fort Edward Historical As so cia it on, this house served as headquarters for several generals.Open to the public
Old Presbyterian Meeting House321 S. Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, (703-549-6670)Serving as a gathering place for patriots, it was also the site of Washington's funeral eulogy in 1799.Open to the public
Old State House206 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02109, (617-720-3290)Boston's oldest public building, was the site of the Boston Massacre on March 4, 1770.Now Boston's History Museum, open to the public
Oliver Ellsworth Homestead778 Palisado Avenue, Windsor, CT 06095, (860-688-8717)Oliver Ellsworth was one of the five men who drafted the Constitution of the United States and who later served as a United States Senator and Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. George Washington and John Adams visited Ellsworth's home, which has been restored to its Colonial condition.Yes
Ramsay HouseAlexandria Historic District ("Old Town"), 221 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, (703-838-4200)One of several buildings dating back to the time of Washington and the founding of the city.Open to the public.