George Washington

Mount Vernon. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Mount Vernon Once Again Offering George Washington’s Brandy

Mount Vernon is once again offering bottles of peach brandy made and distilled just as it would have been in the first president’s time.

11/12/2014

Actors dressed as George Washington and his wife Martha look at a portrait of the first U.S. president by Gilbert Stuart at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington on January 19, 2013. (Photo: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Famous George Washington Painting to be Restored

One of the most famous portraits of George Washington will soon get a high-tech examination and face-lift of sorts with its first major conservation treatment in decades.

09/08/2014

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Creative 4th of July Parade Float Ideas

Fourth of July parades take place all across the country and signify not only our collective patriotism, but also local pride. Homemade floats abound and are as unique and individual as the spirit that carved out our country.

06/16/2014

The Washington Monument reopened to the public May 12, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Washington Monument Reopens After Earthquake

The towering symbol that honors the nation’s first president reopened to the public Monday, nearly three years after an earthquake cracked and chipped the 130-year-old stone obelisk.

05/12/2014

A Native American group is asking the international community to charge the United States with human rights violations in hopes of getting help with a land claim. (getty)

Native Americans Seek International Support Charging US With Human Rights Violations

A Native American group is asking the international community to charge the United States with human rights violations in hopes of getting help with a land claim.

04/14/2014

RALEIGH, NC - MARCH 21: Head coach Mike Lonergan of the George Washington Colonials reacts in the second half against the Memphis Tigers during the Second Round of the 2014 NCAA Basketball Tournament at PNC Arena on March 21, 2014 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Mike Lonergan Extended Through 2020-21 as George Washington Basketball Coach

After leading George Washington men’s basketball to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in seven years with a 24-9 record, head coach Mike Lonergan has been extended through the 2020-2021 season.

03/28/2014

Geron Johnson #55 of the Memphis Tigers goes up against the George Washington Colonials in the second half during the Second Round of the 2014 NCAA Basketball Tournament at PNC Arena on March 21, 2014 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Credit: Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

George Washington Knocked Off by Memphis, 71-66

George Washington University gave it a good run, but fell to Memphis 71-66 in its NCAA Tournament opener on Friday.

03/22/2014

Joe Jackson #1 of the Memphis Tigers shoots over Joe McDonald #22 of the George Washington Colonials in the second half during the Second Round of the 2014 NCAA Basketball Tournament at PNC Arena on March 21, 2014 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Dixon, Memphis Hold On To Top GW 71-66

Michael Dixon Jr. scored 19 points and hit four free throws in the final 10 seconds to help Memphis hold off George Washington 71-66 on Friday night in the second round of the East Regional.

03/21/2014

"The Angel Of Liberty" (credit: Jon McNaughton)

McNaughton’s Latest Work Depicts ‘Angel Of Liberty’ Coming To Save America

A new painting by artist Jon McNaughton tries to capture the essence of “George Washington’s Vision.”

03/19/2014

Imitator William Sommerfield, who dresses as General George Washington, waits to greet visitors in Mount Vernon, Va.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

D.C. Area Takes Part in Presidents’ Day Celebrations

George Washington’s home is getting ready for the Presidents’ Day holiday.

02/16/2014

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