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Articles with keyword "George Washington"

Portrait of Andersons by Laszlo


Two Kinds of Society in One Museum

Anderson House in Washington, D.C., recalls a pair of American socialites and serves as headquarters to the Society of the Cincinnati.

Mohawk woman, eighteenth century


Madam Sacho: How One Iroquois Woman Survived the American Revolution

General George Washington gave the orders to destroy towns and take prisoners in Sullivan’s Campaign, but her story lives on.

Mount Vernon


Gardens of Presidents

Gardening was a pasttime and passion for the Founding Fathers.


Presidents Talking About the Presidency

Excerpts from seven of the NEH's presidential papers projects.


Not the Man in the Gilbert Portrait

An exhibition shows the lesser-known side of a young, ambitious George Washington.


Clash of Empires

Three nations battle for the future of North America in the French and Indian War.

Illustration of Henry Brown


This End Up

Henry Box Brown mailed himself to freedom.

Rowhouse in Chestertown


Majoring in History

A visit to Chestertown, Maryland.


Honor Above All

From illegitimacy, Alexander Hamiliton rises to power, driven by ambition and his moral code