Author Discussion on Martha Ball Washington
Martha Saxton, Craig Shirley, and Charlene Boyer Lewis discussed their biographies of George Washington’s mother, Mary Ball Washington. This was a virtual event hosted by George Washington’s Mount Vernon.
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Kevin Butterfield Executive Director George Washington's Mount Vernon->National Library
Charlene Boyer Lewis Author and Historian
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Former George W. Bush White House presidential speechwriter Jonathan Horn provided a history of George Washington’s…
Craig Shirley Discusses Mary Ball Washington
Author Craig Shirley discussed his new book Mary Ball Washington: The Untold Story of George Washington’s Mother.
The Widow Washington
Martha Saxton, history and women’s studies professor at Amherst College, recalled the life of George Washington’s…
Mary Ball Washington and Jane Spurgin
George Washington’s Mount Vernon hosted the annual Martha Washington Lecture, which highlights new thinking about her life and…