Mount Vernon and Its Associations: Historical, Biographical, and Pictorial
W.A. Townsend, 1859 - 376 Seiten
This book offers a more personal glimpse at the life of George Washington, as portrayed through the narrative of his home at Mount Vernon. Important house pieces, locations, and so forth are also discussed in their historical importance, and also meaning in the life of Washington.
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