In this vicinity stood Peyton's Ordinary. George Washington, going to Fredericksburg to visit his mother, dined here, March 6, 1769. On his way to attend the House of Burgesses, he spent the night here, October 31, 1769, and stayed here again on September 14, 1772. Rochambeau's army, marching north from Williamsburg in 1782, camped here.
Geographic Location: Stafford County
Physical Description of Location: 2664 Jefferson Davis Highway (US 1), about 1 mile south of intersection with Garrisonville Road (County Road 610), Stafford, VA 22554.
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