Maj. Charles Ewell, a friend of George Washington’s, built Bel Air. Both Washington and Thomas Jefferson spent time in the home, with Washington and his wife spending one night of their honeymoon there.
The property later served as the home of the Rev. Mason Locke Weems, the first biographer of George Washington.
Originally the property was almost 3,000 acres. It is now just 25 acres.
By dynamitedave @ 2012-04-09 15:33:38