George Washington's Boyhood Home
Archaeologist Laura Galke talked about Ferry Farm, George Washington’s boyhood home, and the artifacts uncovered during… read more
Archaeologist Laura Galke talked about Ferry Farm, George Washington’s boyhood home, and the artifacts uncovered during archaeological digs conducted at the site over the past decade. She showed some of the items left behind by the family that help tell the story of a young George Washington.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Fredericksburg, Virginia from August 12-16 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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