Leesburg is located in the state of Virginia and a city and county seat of Loudoun County. The area where the present-day Leesburg stands were established in 1740 and were then occupied by some of Virginia’s prominent families, namely Thomas Lee, who was the ancestor of Robert E. Lee. The area was inhabited by various Native American tribes. However, the Siouan tribes drove from the northwestern side and occupied the area for 400 years. The Old Carolina Road or known today as U.S. Route 15, was a significant route during the period between the Native American tribes who would then travel from North to South. A pitched battle took place between the Catawba and Lenape tribes, who were known as warring tribes.
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