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Washington ate and drank here

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George Washington may have slept in Stillwater and Schenectady, but he at least took the waters in Saratoga and dined at a war hero’s house in Ballston. A friend a few months back lent me a thin volume of material that appeared in the Saratoga Sentinel in 1881, including an account of the future president’s travels through the region in the summer of 1783. By then, the Revolutionary War had been won on the ground, ...

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