GW Slept Here (Honest!)

Hazelton, Nika
August 1976
National Review;8/6/1976, Vol. 28 Issue 29, p846
The article focuses on houses where George Washington had slept. The first is the Craigie House in Boston, Massachusetts. It was built in 1759 by Major John Vassal. When the Major fled to Boston in 1775, General Washington made the house his headquarters. Later the house came into the hands of Doctor Andrew Craigie. Another is the Powell House in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The house belong to the last mayor of Philadelphia before and the after the Revolution. It was kept as a museum by the Philadelphia Society for the Preservation of Antiquities.


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