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…doesn’t negate the past or necessarily help the future…

“After deliberate examination, with the aid of the best lights I could obtain, I was well satisfied that our country, under all the circumstances of the case, had a right to take, and was bound in duty and interest to take, a neutral position. 451 more words


Today In Charleston History: September 18


George Washington wrote a letter of introduction for Charles Pinckney for the Marquis de Lafayette. Pinckney was planning to finally fulfill his dream to travel to Europe, delayed first by the Revolution and then his father’s death. 22 more words

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The colonial festival takes off

What an incredible weekend it was here on the grounds of Mount Vernon West! The Washington Lavender Farm is part of the Sequim Lavender Farmers Association “ 103 more words

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"...that wretched instrument and revolting song..."

Ghostly Music (from the New York Times)

Spiritualism which is represented by those who believe in it to be vastly superior to Christianity, differs, of course, from the latter in its revelations as to the state of music in the other world. 884 more words


Visiting Mount Vernon With Your Family

If you have been to Washington, D.C. you have probably seen the National Mall, Smithsonian Museums, and more national monuments than you can name. Visiting D.C. 478 more words


What did you say?

George Washington said, “If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.”

We never want to see our freedom of speech taken away. 16 more words

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Edinburgh's Early Americans

With all eyes on Scotland this week, The Junto chats with Dora Petherbridge, International Collections Curator (U.S. & Commonwealth) at the National Library of Scotland. 1,824 more words

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