George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 30 January 1770]

30. Went a hunting, & having found a Deer by Piney Cover. It run to the head of Accatinck before we coud stop the Dogs. Mr. Peake dined here.

Piney Cover was a densely wooded area along Piney Branch, a small stream flowing southeast into Dogue Run about a mile above GW’s present mill. The head of navigation on Accotink Creek was about 2 miles southwest of the mouth of Piney Branch.

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