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The exhibition includes three life-size models depicting Washington as a teenaged surveyor, as commander in chief at age 45 (shown in image), and as the nation’s first president taking the oath of office. Courtesy of the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association

OCTOBER PROGRAMS AT N.C. MUSEUM OF HISTORY

October brings a full slate of programs at the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh. Seven of these complement the exhibition Discover the Real George Washington: New Views From Mount Vernon. So if you are curious about George, look no further. What’s in store? For one, special guest Jeffrey Schwartz, Professor of Anthropology at the… Read More ›

SEPTEMBER PROGRAMS AT N.C. MUSEUM OF HISTORY

Among September happenings at the N.C. Museum of History is the opening of the traveling exhibition Discover the Real George Washington: New Views From Mount Vernon. Many related programs are scheduled throughout its run from Sept. 10, 2010, through Jan. 21, 2011, in Raleigh. On Sept. 25, for example, experience the 1700s during a large,… Read More ›

Lifelike Washington Figures Based on Forensic Research

Three life-size figures of Washington, developed through a cutting-edge forensic investigation, are among the highlights in Discover the Real George Washington: New Views From Mount Vernon, opening Friday, Sept. 10, at the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh. The figures are based on a two-year forensic study in which computer scientists, art historians, 18th-century garment… Read More ›

Gilbert Stuart’s famous portrait of George Washington, ca. 1798, is featured in the exhibition. Courtesy of the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association

N.C. Museum of History to Host “Discover the Real George Washington From Mount Vernon” | Sept 10 – Jan 21

We are very excited to have been selected as one of only nine locations in the United States to receive this outstanding exhibition on the father of our country