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Recommended Places to Visit and Links

 

If you would like to visit Colonial America as George Washington knew it, the following historical sites are recommended.

 

Brandywine Battlefield State Park

Pennsylvania State Parks, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania

 

Colonial Williamsburg

Williamsburg, Virginia

 

George Washington’s Mount Vernon

The Mount Vernon Ladies Association of the Union, Mount Vernon, Virginia

 

Independence National Historical Park

Independence Hall

Liberty Bell

Benjamin Franklin Museum

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

 

Monmouth Battlefield State Park

New Jersey State Parks, Manalapan, New Jersey

 

Valley Forge National Historical Park

National Park Service, U.S. Department of Interior, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania

 

The Washington Family Vault, George Washington’s Mount Vernon, Virginia

The final resting place of George and Martha Washington

 

 

Recommended Reading

 

If you would like to learn more about George Washington and the American Revolution, the following books are recommended.

 

Common Sense

Thomas Pain, published by Barnes & Noble Publishing, Inc.

 

George Washington—In The American Revolution (1775-1783)

James Thomas Flexner, published by Little, Brown & Company

 

George Washington’s Mount Vernon—Official Guidebook

The Mount Vernon Ladies Association of the Union, Mount Vernon, Virginia

 

Washington—The Indispensable Man

James Thomas Flexner, published by Little, Brown & Company

 

Eye Witness to the American Revolution—The Battles and Generals as Seen by an Army Surgeon

James Thacher, M.D., Surgeon in the American Revolutionary Army, published by Longmeadow Press

 

George Washington’s Rules of CIVILITY & DECENT BEHAVIOR…and other important writings

George Washington, Published by MJF Books

 

The First American Army—The Untold Story of George Washington and the Men Behind America’s First Fight for Freedom

Bruce Chadwick, published by Sourcebooks, Inc.

 

The Writer’s Guide to: Everyday Life in Colonial America—From 1607-1783

Dale Taylor, published by Writers Digest Books, an imprint of F&W Publications, Inc.