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Washington, George, 1732-1799

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View Resource Mount Vernon

Owned and operated by the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association since 1858, the home and grounds at Mount Vernon were home to George Washington for over 45 years. While the site contains ample information for those planning to visit the home in person, there are several nice online features here for persons who cannot make the trip. The Mansion Tour is one such feature, as it allows visitors to the...

http://www.mountvernon.org
View Resource The Writings of George Washington from the Original Manuscript Sources: 1745-1799

One of the most durable and consistently helpful online electronic archives (online since 1992) is the Electronic Text Center at the University of Virginia Library. One of the center's projects of note is a fine collection of the works of one of Virginia's favorite sons, George Washington -- also the country's first president. The site contains a preface, authored by Frank E. Grizzard, Jr. (the...

https://archive.org/details/writingsofgeorge28wash
View Resource Restoration Project Celebrates George Washington’s Time in Barbados

The Diaries of George Washington: Voyage to Barbados 1751-1752 http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/r?ammem/mgw:@field(DOCID+@lit(mgw1b511)) George Washington House Restoration Project in Barbados http://www.georgewashingtonbarbados.org/ George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens http://www.mountvernon.org/ The Portrait: George Washington, A National Treasure [Macromedia Flash...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2007/0216
View Resource George Washington's Mount Vernon: George Washington Digital Encyclopedia Screenshot

What was George Washington's life like at Mount Vernon? This frequent question is answered in fine form by this Digital Encyclopedia, compiled by a variety of scholars in collaboration with the Mount Vernon Estate. It is particularly appropriate that there is such a copious compendium of facts on the goings-on at Mt. Vernon, as Washington was enamored of encyclopedias during his life. Drawing on a...

http://www.mountvernon.org/digital-encyclopedia/