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The Rules of Civility
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
Ten Pivotal Moments in George Washington’s Boyhood
George Washington did not experience what we would now consider a normal childhood. Life at Ferry Farm was filled with excitement, sadness, intrigue, and tragedy for young George. Here we present a list of “Ten Pivotal Moments of George Washington’s Boyhood.” This is by no means an exhaustive list but each of these events definitely … Continue reading Ten Pivotal Moments in George Washington’s Boyhood