The Battle of Rhode Island Association

Virtual Lecture – An English Lord in America: Lord Fairfax and George Washington in Revolutionary Virginia

The Society of the Cincinnati Anderson House 2118 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington DC, DC, United States

Thomas Fairfax, 6th Lord Fairfax of Cameron, played an influential role throughout the life of George Washington. Having been introduced to Washington shortly after settling in Belvoir, Va., in 1747, Fairfax became Washington’s first employer when he hired the sixteen-year-old Virginian to survey his lands west of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Although a professed Loyalist […]

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