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Stafford in Stafford County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Peyton’s Ordinary

 
 
Peyton's Ordinary Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Kevin White, August 28, 2007
1. Peyton's Ordinary Marker
Inscription. 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.
 
Erected 1947 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number E-79.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the George Washington Slept Here, and the The Washington-Rochambeau Route marker series.
 
Location. 38° 27.118′ N, 77° 24.264′ W. Marker is in Stafford, Virginia, in Stafford County. Marker is on Jefferson Davis Highway (U.S. Rt 1), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stafford VA 22554, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mary Kittamaquund (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fleurries (approx. 0.8 miles away); Aquia Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); Government Island (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Robertson Quarry (approx. 1.1 miles away);
Peyton’s Ordinary Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Kevin White, August 28, 2007
2. Peyton’s Ordinary Marker
Austin Run Pyrite Mine (approx. 1.2 miles away); Site Selection / Architectural Features (approx. 1.3 miles away); Island Ownership (approx. 1.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Stafford.
 
Also see . . .
1. French Army’s march North in Virginia, 1782. (Submitted on August 28, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
2. PEYTONs along the Aquia - The History and Heritage of a Virginia Family. A family history and genealogy written by Edna Barney and based upon her work and that of other Peyton researchers. (Submitted on August 28, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraMilitaryNotable EventsNotable PersonsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,055 times since then and 124 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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