George Washington Birthplace National Monument, Virginia
National Park Service Historical Handbook Series No. 26
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George Washington Birthplace National Monument, Virginia National Park Service Historical Handbook Series No. 26

By J. Paul Hudson
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Table of Contents
  • GEORGE WASHINGTON BIRTHPLACE National Monument Virginia
  • Contents
  • GEORGE WASHINGTON
    • PATERNAL ANCESTRY OF GEORGE WASHINGTON
  • John Washington
  • Lawrence Washington
  • Augustine Washington
    • EARLY LIFE.
    • FIRST MARRIAGE.
    • PURCHASE OF POPES CREEK FARM.
    • BUILDING THE BIRTHPLACE HOME.
    • THE BIRTHPLACE.
    • SECOND MARRIAGE.
    • VIRGINIA IN 1732.
  • George Washington
  • The Disastrous Fire
  • A Century of Neglect
  • The Saving of Washington’s Birthplace
    • Glass.
    • Tableware.
    • Furniture hardware.
    • Clay pipes.
    • Lighting devices and fireplace equipment.
    • Pottery and porcelain.
  • Guide To The Area
    • 1. Granite shaft.
    • 2. Superintendent’s office.
    • 3. Main parking area.
    • 4. Post office, Washington’s Birthplace, Va.
    • 5. Site of Building “X.”
    • 6. Memorial house.
    • 7. Colonial-style garden.
    • 8. Grove of eastern redcedars.
    • 9. The kitchen and historical museum.
    • 10. Site of smokehouse.
    • 11. Duck Hall parking and picnic area.
    • 12. Site of 17th-century brick building.
    • 13. Washington family burying ground.
    • 14. Potomac River view.
  • How To Reach the Monument
  • About Your Visit
  • Related Areas
  • Administration
  • Suggested Readings
  • NATIONAL PARK SERVICE HISTORICAL HANDBOOK SERIES
  • Transcriber’s Notes
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