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Lee, Jean B.

Experiencing Mount Vernon

Eyewitness Accounts, 1784–1865 Jean B. Lee, ed.

George Washington, acutely aware of the accomplishments and potential of the American Revolution, used his Mount Vernon estate both to preserve the memory of events that had created a new nation and to forward his keen vision of what that nation might become. During the 1780s and 1790s, an era when... More