Season 2, Episode 1-George Washington and Mount Vernon

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Season 2, Episode 1-George Washington and Mount Vernon

Twin icons on the Presidential Site landscape: George Washington and his beautiful Mount Vernon! Listen to George Washington’s war experience and political rise, his election and highlights of his Presidency, as well as his famous estate!

Make sure to listen to George Washington’s “Visiting the Presidents” Episode from Season 1, George Washington and Pope Creek!

George Washington’s Mount Vernon website.

Slavery at Mount Vernon from their website.

Mount Vernon from the National Park Service.

Mount Vernon Virtual Tour from George Washington’s Mount Vernon.

From My July 2021 Visit!

Mount Vernon
Historical Marker!

Slavery at Mount Vernon

From my July 2012 Visit!

Mount Vernon Building from Journal of American Revolution
Check out Mount Vernon’s Floor Plan
The Washington Family
The Mansion rundown , from Mount Vernon official site.
Mount Vernon Reproduction built in Paris!

George Washington Home: Mount Vernon, 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Alexandria, Virginia.

Ron Chernow, Washington: A Life
Alexis Coe, You Never Forget Your First.
Cyrus Ansary, George Washington: Dealmaker-in-Chief
Joseph Ellis, His Excellency: George Washington.

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