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The Center for Digital History is the Washington Library's home for digital research, scholarship, and public history centered on the Revolutionary and Founding eras. In collaboration with partners at Mount Vernon and beyond, the CDH seeks to expand knowledge about early America through digital projects that inform new scholarly research initiatives and teaching opportunities.

Featured Projects:

ARGO: American Revolutionary Geographies Online

ARGO: American Revolutionary Geographies Online

ARGO is an exciting new project led by the Washington Library and the Leventhal Map and Education Center at the Boston Public Library. The site, currently in public beta, will collate digitized maps of North America made between 1740-1800 in a single, user-friendly portal alongside interpretive essays, curated collections, interactives, teaching materials and more.

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Database of Mount Vernon's Enslaved Community

Database of Mount Vernon's Enslaved Community

To create this database, a team of Mount Vernon staff and volunteers spent more than two years analyzing George Washington’s papers and compiling references to the enslaved people who lived and worked on his plantation. Work in ongoing to improve and expand this important resource.

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