Day 595 August 18 2010

In 5th line on August 18, 2010 at 7:19 am

“This story of George Washington, his era, and the river he loved has been shaped by a number of scholars whose insights percolate throughout my text.”~~The Grand Idea: George Washington’s Potomac and the Race to the West by Joel Achenbach

Before Lewis and Clark set off on their expedetion per Thomas Jefferson’s order, George Washington took control of a large amount of land west of Washington and set out on an adventure to check it out.


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