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I have just returned from Washington, DC. Along with my grandchildren (and their parents), my wife and I spent one day in the area at Mount Vernon, the plantation home of George Washington. 491 more words

Grey Matters: McLane & Washington

Come to hear Revolutionary War figure Allen McLane tell of his great admiration for the Commander, General George Washington, this Friday, February 20th, at 7:00pm.  McLane served under General Washington’s command for 8 years during the Rev War as a soldier and military intelligence gatherer.  108 more words


Mount Rushmore Being Carved (1932)

Specifically this is the head of George Washington. Just look at the size comparison between America’s first president and those construction workers.

This has always amazed me!   6 more words


Birthday Songs for George Washington

Though you might not expect it, 1932 was a big year for George Washington. It marked the 200th anniversary of Washington’s birth and launched a year-long birthday party on a national scale. 629 more words


First Known Footage of an American President - McKinley in 1897

Filmed at the procession for McKinley’s inauguration in 1897. McKinley would be assassinated in 1901.


George Washington – Hardships Turned Into Patience

George Washington, letter written from Valley Forge to John Banister, April 21, 1778

“No history now extant can furnish an instance of an army’s suffering such uncommon hardships as ours has done and bearing them with the same patience and fortitude. 67 more words