The epicenter of the plantation, the kitchen was a busy, smoky, yet integral part of the day-to-day workings of the plantation. Listen and watch living historians portray some of the functions that went on in the Colonial Kitchen during the time frame of George Washington's childhood here.
When in need of clothing today, we either order from the internet or go to the local store. When George Washington was a child, some of the clothes were shipped in from England or bought during an infrequent trip into town.
However, most of the clothing worn on the plantation was made on the plantation. The process of using the wool and making clothes is explained and portrayed by living historians in this video
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Did You Know?
Members of five generations of the Washington family, including George Washington's father, grandfather, and great-grandfather are buried at George Washington's Birthplace National Monument.