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The future first president stayed in the field with his troops through the Revolutionary War, living and working in the tent that was the nation's first "oval office" of sorts. And a reproduction tent will be on tour ahead of the planned Museum of the American Revolution opening.
On Monday, the country will celebrate George Washington's birthday. However, the boyhood home of Washington celebrated a bit early with a party on Saturday at Ferry Farm in Stafford County.
Juvonte Reddic scored 24 points and Virginia Commonwealth blitzed George Washington with an 18-6 run to close the first half, then never let the Colonials closer than 12 in a 84-57 victory Saturday night.
The $47 million National Library for the Study of Mount Vernon, now under construction, will open Sept. 27.
Joe McDonald scored 16 points and handed out 10 assists as George Washington edged Massachusetts 79-76 Saturday after losing all but one point of a 16-point second-half lead.
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George Washington's Mount Vernon estate in Virginia is displaying items from the first presidential inauguration ahead of President Barack Obama's swearing-in.
The 106-page book was once owned by the first U.S. president and includes his personal copy of the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights.
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