Jefferson served with Washington as a Virginia Delegate to the Continental Congress in 1775. He was present when Massachusetts Delegate John Adams nominated Washington to command the Patriot forces gathered near Boston. Learn more by visiting the Thomas Jefferson Memorial.
Fellow Virginian and mentor to George Washington, George Mason contributed mightily to the cause of American independence as well as to the creation of a new Federal Constitution. What did he do to alienate George Washington forever? Find out by visiting the George Mason Memorial.