George Washington Library & Research Center Opening Sept. 2013

Library Journal (New York City, New York), 14 August 2013, ran a lengthy article about a new library dedicated to researching the life and work of the first president of the United States, George Washington, scheduled to open 27 September 2013.

Our First President Receives the Most Recent Presidential Library, Library Journal article 14 August 2013
Credit: Library Journal

The Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington at Mount Vernon is located in Mount Vernon, Virginia. Read the Library Journal’s full article here: http://bit.ly/15evwJS

Take a brief tour of the new building and learn more this important new presidential library in this video:

Tour of George Washington’s Library from Mount Vernon on Vimeo.

video of a tour of George Washington's Presidential LibraryCredit: Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington at Mount Vernon.

See an aerial view of the presidential library and the surrounding Mount Vernon site:

Aerial Tour of Mount Vernon and the Library from Mount Vernon on Vimeo.

video of an aerial tour of George Washington's Presidential LibraryCredit: Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington at Mount Vernon.

One Response to "George Washington Library & Research Center Opening Sept. 2013"
  1. If you wish photocopies of my two Washington-written documents, I would be glad to send them to you. One is his August 13, 1796 deed of land in the County of Fauquier to his nephew Robert Lewis [my ancestor], and the other is from GW at Valley Forge, March 9, 1778 to Caleb Sibly Esq ordering him to escort Messrs Potts, Buckner [probably my relative but not ancestor], and Clymer as far as West Chester…”

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