George Washington: Virginia Places Associated With Him

George Washington, at the time he finished his second term as president
George Washington, at the time he finished his second term as president
Source: National Gallery of Art, George Washington c.1796 (painted by Edward Savage)

George Washington rode his grey horse Blueskin (shown above) on long trips, but preferred the more even-tempered, chestnut-colored horse Nelson for battle
George Washington rode his grey horse Blueskin (shown above) on long trips, but preferred the more even-tempered, chestnut-colored horse Nelson for battle
Source: National Park Service, The Provision Train (by Imogene Robinson, 1877)

George Washington traveled from Williamsburg to the French fort near Lake Erie and back in later 1753
George Washington traveled from Williamsburg to the French fort near Lake Erie and back in later 1753
Source: Library of Congress, A map of the western parts of the colony of Virginia (b1754)

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in 1934, Virginia contributed this copy of the 
Jean Antoine Houdon statue to the National Statuary Hall Collection in the US Capitol
in 1934, Virginia contributed this copy of the Jean Antoine Houdon statue to the National Statuary Hall Collection in the US Capitol
Source: Architect of the Capitol, George Washington

state officials hoped the statue of George Washington outside the Virginia State Capitol would sit above his grave
state officials hoped the statue of George Washington outside the Virginia State Capitol would sit above his grave
Source: "The Chesapeake & Ohio Railway Directory, Containing an Illustrated History and Description of the Road," Washington Monument - Richmond (p.96)


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