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May 10, 1775 	2nd Continental Congress names George Washington, supreme commander

George Washington Is Appointed Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army by the Second Continental Congress

When the British failed to respond to the grievances presented by the First Continental Congress, Washington was again elected as a delegate to the planned Second Continental Congress. Prior to at…

Rembrandt Peale - George Washington, 1840 at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) Richmond VA

Rembrandt Peale - George Washington, 1840 at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) Richmond VA

Patriotic Greetings

Patriotic Greetings

Explore The Texas Collection, Baylor University's photos on Flickr. The Texas Collection, Baylor University has uploaded 3213 photos to Flickr.

Forensically accurate model of General George Washington at 45 when he was Commander of the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. Mount Vernon, Virginia.

General George Washington at 45

At Mount Vernon's huge educational center at Mount Vernon, Virginia, a forensically accurate figure of George Washington sits astride his horse. The figure shows General Washington at the age of 45, when he was Commander of the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. "My first wish is to see this plague of mankind, war, banished from the earth." -- George Washington

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George Washington, like many men of the time, greatly enjoyed outdoor activities such as fishing and riding horses. Enjoying nature was Washington's primary source of rejuvenation and renewal during his two critical terms as our president.

The Hobbies of United States Presidents

George Washington, like many men of the time, greatly enjoyed outdoor activities such as fishing and riding horses. Enjoying nature was Washington's primary source of rejuvenation and renewal during his two critical terms as our president.

Happy Presidents' Day, everyone! Originally celebrated on February 22nd, which is George Washington's birthday, President's Day was consolidated with Abe Lincoln's in 1971 and every year food blogs...

Did George Washington really love cherries?

Happy Presidents' Day, everyone! Originally celebrated on February 22nd, which is George Washington's birthday, President's Day was consolidated with Abe Lincoln's in 1971 and every year food blogs...

My Greetings on Washington's Birthday Art by Richard Veenfliet, b. Wesel, Germany 1843, d. Vineland, N.J., 1922.

Washington at Yorktown

My Greetings on Washington's Birthday Art by Richard Veenfliet, b. Wesel, Germany 1843, d. Vineland, N.J., 1922. Veenfliet was a painter and illustrator whose family lived in Michigan. He is best known for his postcard art. Postmarked 1918.

Young George Washington | the young surveyor by walter haskell hinton

Letters – George Washington Society

Young George Washington | the young surveyor by walter haskell hinton

George Washington Facing the Enemy-by Pamela Patrick White by  White Historic Art  ~ 14" x 11"

George Washington Facing the Enemy-by Pamela Patrick White

George Washington Facing the Enemy-by Pamela Patrick White by White Historic Art ~ 14" x 11"

“The time is near at hand which must determine whether Americans are to be free men or slaves.” George Washington Historical Information Newburgh, New York, March 15, 1783 One final tri…

The time is near at hand…

“The time is near at hand which must determine whether Americans are to be free men or slaves.” George Washington Historical Information Newburgh, New York, March 15, 1783 One final tri…