In looking at the restoration of the Front Parlor, we can learn a lot about the Washington family, life in Colonial America, and the art of historic preservation.
Sharp business skills ensured the first president’s phenomenal success
George Nelson Clocks
How Mount Vernon Rebuilt The First President
Richard Brookhiser has spent four years trying to capture for the television screen the character of perhaps the greatest American.
The President's granddaughter, a dazzling young lady of privilege, lived her later years with diminished means
Mortally ill as his century dwindled to its close, Washington was helped to his grave by physicians who clung to typical eighteenth-century remedies. But he died as nobly as he had lived