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Mount Vernon

CPC Catalog > Organization: Mount Vernon

Location [ map ]

3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway

Mount Vernon, VA 22121

Description:

Plantation home of George Washington, the first president of the United States. It is home to the Fred W. Smith National Library. The MVLA announced the creation of the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington to further the organization’s mission of advancing appreciation and understanding of George Washington. The National Library, a 45,000 square foot facility, safeguards Washington’s books and manuscripts, approximately 1500 additional 18th-century books, as well as thousands of important 19th-century newspapers, manuscripts, and documents. It also serves as a scholarly retreat, creates educational outreach programs, and provides seminars and training programs with a special focus on Washington’s leadership. The Library emphasizes educational outreach, touching the lives of students, teachers, and scholars across the nation.

(from Mount Vernon website)

http://www.mountvernon.org/

Categories: George Washington,

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