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Mount Vernon Magazine, Winter 2018

What's In This Issue?

  • Kevin J. Hayes on Washington and Don Quixote
  • A Closer Look at 18th-Century Craft
  • Restoring the Mansion's Front Parlor
  • Q&A with the Library's New Executive Director
  • Library Celebrates Fifth Anniversary
  • New Exhibitions & Acquisitions

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Interactive Timeline: The Washington Library

Discover all that the Washington Library has accomplished in its first five years.

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Washington's Surveying Career

Over the course of fifty years, George Washington completed numerous surveys,  primarily documenting the largely uncharted territory along Virginia's western frontier.

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War and Peace: American History in Miniature

A new exhibition of 30 rare medals, on loan from the American Numismatic Society, on display at the Donald W. Reynolds Education Center. 

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George Washington's Two Copies of Don Quixote

Dr. Bradburn discusses what drew George Washington to read the book, and the history behind the two editions.

Preservation Challenge 2018

Mount Vernon Preservation East Slope Mansion Stabilization North Garden House Past Projects Make your philanthropic gift through the Mount Vernon Preservation Challenge and it will go THREE times as far to help fund our most pressing projects and to support future preservation initiatives.

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