Other Stafford Stories Presidents


Eighteen U.S. Presidents have visited Stafford County — nineteen if you include FDR whose train carrying his casket slowed down when it went through Stafford’s Brooke Point.  Here are those that have visited/passed through on their way to other places:

  • George Washington
  • Thomas Jefferson
  • James Madison
  • James Monroe
  • Andrew Jackson
  • Martin Van Buren (while Jackson’s Vice President)
  • William Henry Harrison
  • John Tyler
  • James Polk (traveling South to UNC)
  • Zachary Taylor
  • Millard Fillmore
  • Abraham Lincoln
  • Benjamin Harrison
  • Grover Cleveland
  • William McKinley
  • Teddy Roosevelt
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt (deceased)
  • George W. Bush
  • Donald Trump