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George Washington Slept Here

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  • William Evans (1700 - 1758)
    300 acres in Limerick, part of which is remembered for his, and his son Mordecai's house where Washington spent the night of Sept. 19th, 1777... (William had been dead for a few years by 1777) William...
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    Mordecai Evans (1733 - 1783)
    ~•His Excellency the General George Washington spent the night of September 19th, 1777 at the Mordecai Evens house: ~• Non-Associator (1779) The term Non-Associators was applied to American colonists ...
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    John Kane, Sr (1734 - 1808)
    John Kane was a Tory in the American Revolution and his house in Pawling, New York was occupied by George Washington during the war. The house is now the property of historical society. * Reference: Fi...
  • William Eilbeck (1696 - 1765)
    Burial record: is a historic home located near Mason Springs, Charles County, Maryland. It was the home of William and Sarah Eilbeck, whose daughter Anne married George Mason. George Washington recorde...
  • Stephen Slot (1727 - 1806)
    From The Sloats House & Inn Description Excerpted from National Registry (listed 1976)Stephen Slot (1727-1808) came from Hackensack and married Martha Van Dusen (Marritje 1727-1807) about 1753. Stephen...

"Chances are you've heard the adage, "George Washington slept here." There is a reason for the saying. The man got around. I don't mean he got around in a nudge, nudge, wink, wink, ya' know what I mean kind of way, but he did sleep in a lot of places. During the Revolutionary War he traveled across the Mid-Atlantic states and through the Northeast eating, drinking and catching some shut-eye in various taverns and inns."
"Tracing Washington's steps, either the actual steps or the possibilities, is a way to travel through American history."

quoted from Presidents' Day: George Washington Slept Here by by Jamie Rhein on Feb 19th 2007 at 10:01AM

Tracing Washington's steps is a way to travel through genealogy, too.

Bring on over your ancestor's profiles associated with places George Washington slept. I've linked below some ways to research that: please feel free to add more.