Washington traveled over 1000 miles with a message from Governor Dinwiddle to the French Commander in the Ohio Valley. He had adventures with Indians and many dangers of all kinds.
A story of the French and Indian War
Find out how Detroit was saved from the Indian chief Pontiac's plan to capture it at the close of the French and Indian war.
This is the story of the early part of Washington's life from being a surveyor for Lord Fairfax to commanding troops during the French and Indian War. It tells of his cool confidence and courage that was preparing him to later become commander of the colonist's forces against Great Britain.