Mary Washington

 Posted by at 1:22 am  Nick's Blog
Apr 292017
 

Note: This story is from the January-February 2015 issue of the Gypsy Journal. We all know a lot about George Washington, the Father of Our Country, but how much do you know about his mother, Mary Washington? Would she be called the Grandmother of Our Country? Born November 30, 1708, in Lancaster County, Virginia, Mary […]

Oct 152012
 

We were up and out the door earlier than usual yesterday to explore historic Fredericksburg, Virginia. Established in 1728, this friendly and charming little city on the banks of the Rappahannock River was an important commerce center during Colonial days, when ships traveled upriver from the coast to load up on locally grown tobacco, bound […]

Oct 042010
 

I’m beginning to feel like I have my very own personal rain cloud hanging over my head, dumping on me every time I turn around. It rained three out of the seven days we were in the Washington D.C. area, two of those days so hard that we couldn’t go out and sightsee. Now we’re […]