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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 ›

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 ›