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Home > Visit a Gateway > George Washington Birthplace National Monument
George Washington Birthplace National Monument - Washington’s Birthplace, VA
News & Press: Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network Expands with Nine New Virginia Sites - 03/06/2001
Bay Journal Article:

George Washington slept (like a baby) here (May 2001) - In late 1656, the ketch Sea Horse of London set out for what was the wild west of its day: the plantations of the Chesapeake Bay, where it would trade its cargo for hogsheads of tobacco.


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