George Washington, Father of His County?

March 27, 2015 8:55 PM

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George Washington, Father of His County?

Washington counties around the country compete on the claim of ‘first in the nation’ to be named after the Founding Father

HAGERSTOWN, Md.—George Washington may have slept in your town, but Maryland’s Washington County has a more compelling link to the father of our country: It was the first U.S. county to be named after him.

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