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George’s Hometown: St. George’s Church
As George Washington’s Ferry Farm prepares to celebrate the reconstruction of the Washington house, we traveled around George’s hometown – Fredericksburg, Virginia – to visit a few places important in the transformation of George from boy to man. George Washington’s education as a boy at Ferry Farm included copying The Rules of Civility and Decent … Continue reading George’s Hometown: St. George’s Church
George Washington, My Grandfather, and the Noble Art of Fencing
Editor’s Note: This is the second of two posts inspired by this year’s Summer Olympics. This week, Archaeologist Mara Kaktins reflects on the connection fencing has created between her family and George Washington. Read our first Olympics-inspired post here. At our monthly blog meetings, post topics are floated and people grab them up, usually when it aligns … Continue reading George Washington, My Grandfather, and the Noble Art of Fencing