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  • George Washington and Architectural Trends
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    George Washington and Architectural Trends

    Thomas Reinhart talked about the architectural trends that influenced the design of George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate. Mr. Reinhart is director of architecture at Washington’s…

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  • George Washingtons Cambridge Headquarters
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    George Washington's Cambridge Headquarters

    Revolutionary War historian J.L. Bell described George Washington’s first months as Continental Army commander-in-chief. Washington arrived in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in July 1775 and made the…

    140 views
  • First Ladies Series
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    First Lady Martha Washington

    Guests talked about the life and influence of first lady Martha Washington. They responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Among the topics addressed were her early life in…

    18,615 views
  • George Washingtons New Room Restoration
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    George Washington's New Room Restoration

    Historians and curators at George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate talked about George Washington’s “New Room,” which, after 14 months, six hundred thousand dollars, and extensive scientific and…

    774 views
  • Mount Vernons Slave Quarters
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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…

    1,987 views
  • First Ladies Vignettes
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    First Ladies Vignettes

    Vignettes were shown of experts at historic sites talking about the first ladies of the United States from Martha Washington through Ida McKinley. Portions of these vignettes were shown in the first 16…

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  • First Ladies Vignettes
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    First Ladies Vignettes

    Vignettes were shown of experts at historic sites talking about the first ladies of the United States from Martha Washington through Lucretia Garfield. Portions of these vignettes were shown in the first 13…

    279 views