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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George Washington's Boyhood Home

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314931-1
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Location:
Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 21, 2013
Last Aired:
Sep 23, 2013

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  • Sep 21, 2013 | 1:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 22, 2013 | 6:06am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 22, 2013 | 2:34pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 22, 2013 | 5:20pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 23, 2013 | 2:06am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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