Formed in 1664 from Westmoreland, and named for Staffordshire, England. From 1739 to 1747 it was the boyhood home of George Washington. In November 1862, the Army of the Potomac under the command of General Burnside, camped in this county prior to the Battle of Fredericksburg.
Geographic Location: Stafford County
Physical Description of Location: 301-363 Kings Highway (State Route 3 westbound), King George, VA 22485. Marker is on right shoulder when traveling west on Route 3, about .9 miles prior to intersection with Hollywood Farm Road (County Road 601).
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