Episode 1-George Washington and Pope Creek

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Season 1, Episode 1: George Washington and Pope Creek

George Washington’s birthplace in Pope’s Creek–February 22, 1732

Listen as we explore George Washington’s birth and childhood, as well as the preservation of his birthplace!

National Park’s Service Site for George Washington’s Birthplace National Monument

George Washington’s Ferry Farm

George Washington Birthplace National Monument
George Washington portrait by Gilbert Stuart.

George Washington Birthplace: 1732 Popes Creek Road, Colonial Beach, Virginia.

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Recommended Reading on George Washington

Coe, Alexis. You Never Forget Your First: A Biography of George Washington

Chernow, Ron. Washington: A Life

Flexner, James Tanner. George Washington: The Forge of Experience, 1732-1775

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I'm a Professor of History at Central Arizona College and someone who loves history and travel; my new blog will combine those interests!

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