The Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington invites you to join us for our monthly Ford Evening Book Talk, which features authors and historians discussing their latest books about George Washington and our nation’s Founding era. Lectures are free and open to the public, and books will be available for purchase.

Mount Vernon has enjoyed a very special relationship with the Ford Motor Company dating back more than 90 years. We are grateful for their generous support and we applaud their abiding respect for American heritage.



Ford Evening Book Talk: Matthew R. Costello

Mount Vernon welcomes author Matthew Costello to the Robert H. and Clarice Smith Auditorium to discuss his book The Property of the Nation: George Washington's Tomb, Mount Vernon, and the Memory of the First President on Thursday, April 16, 2019.

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