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    George Washington's Distillery

    An authentic working replica of George Washington’s distillery and gristmill were reconstructed on the original foundations at Mount Vernon. Whiskey and other spirits are made there as it was…

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    Mount Vernon's Slave Quarters

    Dennis Pogue and Susan Schoelwer gave a tour of newly re-interpreted slave quarters at George Washington’s Mount Vernon that show a more historically accurate and nuanced depiction of slave…

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    George Washington's Distillery Preview

    American History TV looked behind the scenes at the recreated George Washington Distillery as an apple brandy was made and spoke to Dennis Pogue, Vice President in charge of conservation at Mount…

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    Reenactment of George Washington Funeral

    Over 250 reenactors at Mount Vernon, including descendants of Washington and his slaves, recreated the funeral of George Washington the mark the 200th anniversary of his death. Several…

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    Sarah Johnson's Mount Vernon

    Scott Casper and Dennis Pogue conducted this tour of Mount Vernon on March 25, 2008. Mr. Casper discussed the lives of blacks on the estate and Sarah Johnson. Scott Casper is the author of Sarah…

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    Sarah Johnson's Mount Vernon

    Scott Casper talked about his book Sarah Johnson’s Mount Vernon: The Forgotten History of an American Shrine (Hill and Wang, January 2008). The book reconstructs the story of a community of blacks who…

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