"Turn" is the latest in the line of outstanding programming from AMC. This time we're taken back to the Revolutionary War era to meet a scrappy band of rebels known as the Culper Ring: George Washington's personal spies.
Mount Vernon -
An archaeology dig at Mount Vernon has been taking place throughout the summer outside the property's kitchen. The team's objective is to try to learn more about the earlier layout of the property and also see what other artifacts can be found.
Mount Vernon -
Over the past several weeks things have gotten festive at Mount Vernon, George Washington's Estate, Museum & Gardens. The historic property is decorated for Christmas as visitors experience a taste of 18th century holiday celebrating.
The City of Alexandria is deeply rooted in early American history. Throughout the Old Town section of Alexandria, many historical structures remain. When visiting the city and its landmarks, it is like stepping back in time.
Students are in season at the ‘ol debt collection agencies around the US. Congress, that fountain of sincerity, has also made bankruptcy harder to declare with these loans. These kids are getting an education of a sort.
A library book borrowed 80 years ago has found its way back to the Navan library, located in the Republic of Ireland. Library officials are mystified as to how the book found its way back to its facility after so many years.
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Isn't it about time that a Hollywood motion picture about George Washington hit the silver screen? Paramount Pictures is in negotiations to bring the first United States President to the big screen that will be akin to "Unforgiven."
Voters in a British contest named George Washington enemy number one followed by Ireland's Michael Collins, France's Napoleon, German Marshall Rommel and Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, founder of modern Turkey.
In the midst of America's current correctional crisis, a letter written 230 years ago by George Washington has surfaced again. When Washington was building the Continental Army out of untrained soldiers, he found it necessary to increase discipline.
Hailed as the nation's most important new art museum in a generation and filled with one of the world's best collections of American art, Crystal Bridges will officially open to the public on 11-11-11, but a members-only preview began Wednesday.
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If former President George Washington were alive today, he would have to pay a $300,000 fine for overdue books that he borrowed from New York City's oldest library: "Law of Nations" and British House of Commons debates.
Washington's Christmas crossing of the Delaware river to attack the Hessian forces at Trenton New Jersey is one of the best known events of the Revolution. This year's reenactment of the famous crossing had to be called on account of currents.
These gingerbread houses were made by GEMS (Girls Excelling in Math and Science), a girls' after school club, at Fort Belvoir Elementary School. The creators of these houses are in the third and fourth grades.
Recently, it was discovered that the house was not white during George Washington's time in the home as had been shown for a long while, but beige. This past year the house has been redone to portray historical accuracy. In this photo, visitors wait for their tour of the mansion on Christmas Eve.