George Washington’s 1796 Farewell Address teems with advice that rings true today. Listen to interpreter Ron Carnegie read excepts from the timeless epistle.
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George Washington’s retirement venture had a high alcohol content. Mount Vernon’s Director of Preservation, Dennis Pogue, leads us on a tour through Washington’s whiskey distillery.| Transcript
A man of remarkable strength and size was George Washington’s one-man army. Author and sixth-generation descendant Travis Bowman shares the tale of Peter Francisco.| Transcript
“Prelude to Victory” celebrates the anniversary of the Battle of Yorktown with three days of special programs that recall September 26, 27, and 28, 1781.| Transcript
This first lady devotes herself to her husband and his troops.| Transcript
Ron Carnegie enjoys interpreting the first president of our nation, a man whose character he clearly admires.| Transcript