Was it George?
The namesake of Little Washington figures prominently in the Inn at Little Washington’s first event of its book and lecture series at the Little Washington Theatre this Saturday (Oct. 27) at 11 a.m..
“Young Washington” author Peter Stark will be discussing his book, about how wilderness and war forged America’s founding father.
That said, some folks will argue that Washington set out on his illustrious path in life from these very streets
of Little Washington, which he purportedly laid out as a young surveyor.
“Of the more than thirty Washingtons in the United States, only this town, ‘The First Washington of All,’ was surveyed and platted by George Washington on the 24th day of July 1749,” states the Virginia historical marker erected at the town’s entrance. “He was assisted by John Lonem and Edward Corder as chainmen.”