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Sulgrave Manor     View
Website for this home in Oxfordshire, England, which was "the ancestral home of the Washingtons in Britain." Features background about George Washington's family, and about the home. "The original long Tudor house was built between 154 ...
http://www.sulgravemanor.org.uk

Today in History: February 22     View
This site celebrates George Washington's birthday with a presentation of materials about him in the Library of Congress. Includes a portrait, a discussion of the date of his birth (which was described as being on the "11th of February Old Style. ...
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/today/feb22.html

By George, IT IS Washington's Birthday     View
This 2004 article discusses how "debate over the Uniform Monday Holiday Bill in 1968 [which designated the third Monday in February as Presidents' Day] touched on the fear that George Washington would be forgotten in the schoolrooms." Topic ...
http://www.archives.gov/publications/prologue/2004/winter/gw-birthday-1.html

Rediscovering George Washington     View
Companion website to this 2002 documentary that "discusses three character traits which allowed [George Washington] to gain and wield power - skill as a warrior, charisma, and political savvy -- and three traits which taught him to use it justly ...
http://www.pbs.org/georgewashington/

The Papers of George Washington     View
Over 135,000 documents relating to George Washington, collected by the University of Virginia for eventual compilation in the printed Letterpress Edition, which will have approximately 90 volumes. This site provides excerpts from this massive project ...
http://gwpapers.virginia.edu/

George Washington: A National Treasure     View
Presents the first U.S. president through an exploration of the Landsdowne portrait of him by Gilbert Stuart. The site provides an interactive, detailed look at the portrait, using symbolic, biographic, and artistic filters. The site also has a chron ...
http://georgewashington.si.edu/

George Washington Memorial Parkway (GWMP)     View
The GWMP "preserves the natural scenery along the Potomac River. It connects the historic sites from Mount Vernon, where Washington lived, past the nation's capital, which he founded, and to the Great Falls of the Potomac where the President dem ...
http://www.nps.gov/archive/gwmp/home.htm

Washington Tokens     View
"Features descriptions and images of the coins, tokens and medals depicting George Washington" issued from 1783 to 1889. Browsable by year. From the University of Notre Dame, Special Collections.
http://www.coins.nd.edu/WashToken/

Mount Rushmore     View
Site provides historical information on the world-famous sculpture of the heads of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt on South Dakota's Mount Rushmore. Includes a timeline, video clips of sculptor Gutzon Borg ...
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/rushmore/

American Originals: Part II     View
A few historical documents including George Washington's expense book, a Civil War telegram from Abraham Lincoln to General Grant, and John F. Kennedy's speech notes from Berlin. From the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration.
http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/american_originals/origina2.html

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