The Battle of Monmouth took place on this date in 1778.
The Battle of Monmouth took place on this date in 1778

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Nearly every president has visited Mount Vernon. Explore a timeline of every recorded instances of United States presidents visiting George Washington's beloved home.
Nearly every president has visited Mount Vernon Explore a timeline of every

Timeline of Presidents at Mount Vernon

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Roger Briney
Irene Kessler
David Ramsey
Need a break from the heat? Take a sightseeing cruise on the Potomac and view Mount Vernon from a different perspective.
Need a break from the heat Take a sightseeing cruise on the

Sightseeing Cruise of the Potomac

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David Hefner
Nick Matranga
The Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington Director Doug Bradburn reviews Kevin Hayes' new book about Washington's reading
The Fred W Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington

Curious George

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Marti Knox
Jo Shafer
Espionage played an important role for both the British and American forces during the American Revolution, and George Washington was our America’s first spymaster.
Espionage played an important role for both the British and American forces

George Washington, Spymaster

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Cris Martinez
Explore the personal stories of the people enslaved at Mount Vernon in the Lives Bound Together exhibition on view now:
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You probably know about Washington's successful whiskey distillery, but did you know that Washington's efforts to cultivate a vineyard at Mount Vernon failed?
You probably know about Washingtons successful whiskey distillery but did you know

Washington's Vineyard

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#OTD in 1784, George Washington becomes an honorary member of the Masonic Lodge No. 39 in Alexandria, Virginia.
OTD in 1784 George Washington becomes an honorary member of the Masonic

Freemasonry

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Julie Henry
Cathi Bulone Campbell
Need a summer fitness goal? Why not train for the Patriot Run 5K/10K on September 10. We hope to see you on the starting line!
Need a summer fitness goal Why not train for the Patriot Run

George Washington Patriot Run

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Courtney Waldrop
Rick Geyer
Today is "National Bring Your Dog to Work Day." We're sure Washington would approve! The General was a big fan of dogs, owning almost every group of dog recognized today by the American Kennel Club. Explore more:
Today is National Bring Your Dog to Work Day Were sure Washington

Solider, Statesman, Dog-Lover: George Washington's Pups

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We think everyone should start their tour of presidential homes with #POTUS1 but we're a little partial...
We think everyone should start their tour of presidential homes with POTUS1

Historic presidential homes to tour this Fourth of July

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Marti Knox
Can't make it to the estate, but still want to experience the magic of Mount Vernon? Check out our virtual tour!
Cant make it to the estate but still want to experience the

Mount Vernon Virtual Tour

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Becca Lynne
Jennifer Korp
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George Washington's Mount Vernon
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FREE EVENT: Philip G. Smucker author of "Riding with George: Sportsmanship and Chivalry in the Making of America's First President" will give a free book talk on August 2. Registration is required. Learn more:
FREE EVENT Philip G Smucker author of Riding with George Sportsmanship and

Ford Evening Book Talk: Philip G. Smucker

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Have you heard of the Quasi-War? It was an undeclared naval war between the United States and France. Although it occurred during John Adams' presidency, the Quasi-War was the first time that American neutrality, championed by George Washington as president, found itself under attack. Once the conflict began, President Adams looked to George Washington for military expertise, reinstating him...
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Have you heard of the QuasiWar It was an undeclared naval war

Quasi War

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Anthony Bugster Yarus
Tambria Thompson
In 1788, the final vote needed to ratify the Constitution was made by New Hampshire on this date.
In 1788 the final vote needed to ratify the Constitution was made
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Have a drink the General would have known! Learn to make historic cocktails enjoyed by George Washington and his contemporaries.
Have a drink the General would have known Learn to make historic

Mount Vernon Mixology

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Judy Miracle
Jensen Smith
Many Americans think of the Revolutionary War as the pivotal event of eighteenth-century America because, to them, it represents the beginnings of our country. However, some historians argue that the French and Indian War was more significant, as its events and aftermath started Americans on the path to independence.
Many Americans think of the Revolutionary War as the pivotal event of

Washington and the French & Indian War

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Did you know that Washington was a reluctant portrait-sitter? Luckily for us, his patience with artists grew over time. View these life portraits of Washington:
Did you know that Washington was a reluctant portraitsitter Luckily for us

Life Portraits of George Washington

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Danny Kinsella
Harriet Guralnick
#OTD John Hancock signs Washington's commission as "General and Commander in Chief of the army of the United Colonies" in 1775.
OTD John Hancock signs Washingtons commission as General and Commander in Chief
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