A Lady's Ruminations

"Jane was firm where she felt herself to be right." -Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice


Wednesday, February 22, 2006

To the Original G.W.

Happy Birthday, George Washington!




Today marks the 274th year since George Washington's birth. Here are some sources about the First President of these United States.

Official White House Biography, note that in the url, they use "gw1."

Visit Mount Vernon, George and Martha Washington's home.

George Washington: A National Treasure Smithsonian Exhibit

POTUS: George Washington, includes links to biographies, speeches, cabinet members, and lots of other great information.

Encyclopedia Americana: George Washington

The Life of George Washington by David Ramsey, written in 1807. You will find the full-text here.

George Washington Papers at the Library of Congress, 1741-1799

National Park Service: George Washington's Birthplace

University of Virginia: The Papers of George Washington

the USS George Washington