The Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington is a resource for scholars, students, and all those interested in George Washington, colonial America, and the Revolutionary and founding eras.
In 1781, George Washington and Benjamin Tallmadge discussed the feasibility of launching a daring raid across the Long Island Sound. Part of the correspondence now resides in the Washington Library at Mount Vernon.
Join us for the first Ford Evening Book Talk of the new year, as author Kathleen DuVal discusses her book Independence Lost: Lives on the Edge of the American Revolution on Wednesday, January 18, 2017.
The library’s circulating collection covers the subject areas of George Washington, Martha Washington, Mount Vernon, Colonial America, The American Revolution, The Confederation, The Early Republic, Life in the 18th Century, Decorative Arts, and Historic Preservation.
The Washington Library is proud to announce the winner of the George Washington Book Prize.