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Explore the wide range of subjects related to George Washington’s world and the colonial and founding eras.

The Digital Encyclopedia of George Washington was generously supported by Richard and Bonnie Dial in memory of Irby and George Prendergast.

Agriculture

American Revolution

American West

Animals

Artists

Family

Mary Ball Washington New

Mary Ball Washington (b. approximately 1707 – d. 1789) is primarily known as the mother of George Washington. Limited information about Mary and her personal life has survived, although the historical…

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Food and Drink

Gardens

Mansion

Military

Mount Vernon

Objects

Personal

Politics

Preservation

Presidency

Servants and Laborers

Slavery and Enslaved Community

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