In 1793, the largest yellow fever epidemic in American history struck what was then the nation's capital—Philadelphia. The viral outbreak killed nearly 10% of the city's population and threatened the lives of the nation's foremost statesmen. President George Washington moved the government to Germantown, then Philadelphia's northern countryside. His Secretary of State, Thomas Jefferson, resided in this Federal-style home. In 1777, the home's second-floor parlor had served as a meeting place for Washington and two other generals shortly after the Battle of Germantown.
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