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Fall 2020 Issue

Lessons in Perseverance and Adaptation

George Washington Crisis Manager

How President Washington confronted crises and set the template for presidential leadership.

A Philadelphia Story

In 1793, a yellow fever epidemic hit the city hard, and sent George Washington and the federal government packing.

Featured Photo

A glass plate negative from 1858 reveals a wealth of details, including a mysterious person in the window.  

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Spring 2020 Issue

The Women's Issue

Proud Mary

Discover what new research reveals about George Washington's mother.

The Ladies & the Vote

The members of the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association were divided on women's suffrage.

A Stitch in Time

Out of the folds of the three known quilts Martha Washington's hand sewed, a historical tapestry emerges.

Object Spotlight

Shell cushions showcase Martha Washington’s fancy fingerwork.

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