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…
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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
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.
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.
George Washington, Letter to Benjamin Harrison, October 1784
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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…
“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…