Friday, December 30, 2016

The Wythe House where George Washington Stayed #virginiapioneersnet #genealogy

The Wythe House

Wythe House

George Wythe was a true patriot and Virginia delegate to the Continental Congress, as well as its first signer of the Declaration of Independence. The Wythe house served as the headquarters of General George Washington prior to the siege of Yorktown by the British. Also, the French General Rochambeau made the home his headquarters after the victory at Yorktown. Then, during 1776, Thomas Jefferson and his family resided in the house. 

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