George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 11 October 1770]

11. Set out about 11 Oclock and arrivd at one Gillams on George Creek 10½ Miles from the North Branch & same diste from F[ort] C[umberland].

gillams: probably Joseph Gillam who lived on a branch of George’s Creek, a little more than ten miles from the North Branch of the Potomac River. Fort Cumberland is now Cumberland, Md.

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