Dawsfield

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Dawsfield

Dawesfield

Dawesfield was bought in 1731 from William Penn.

George Washington marched up and down Dawesfield.

General Washington slept in the Dawesfield beds during the Encampment from October 21, 1777 to December 2, 1777.

The name Dawesfield comes from the first owners of the land, Abraham Dawes.

Today Dawesfield is a private house.

Works CitedAntiques Digest. "Three Headquarters of Washington." Web. "History of Whitpain Township." Ed. Delphic Sage. Web. Road_less_trvled. "Dawesfield (October 21, 1777 - December 2, 1777)." Web.

The address is565 Lewis Lane Ambler PA,19002

The army stayed there to regroup and plan the future acts against the British army.

The house was also the place for several court martial trials - officers and soldiers who were on trial for golng against the army.


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