A Revolutionary Life: Washington's Birthday Through the Years

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The nine videos below present early American history through the lens of what was happening in General George Washington's life around the time of his birthday over the years.

This video series was hosted and coordinated by Valley Forge National Historical Park in 2021 and features talks from park rangers and historians at eight historic sites across five different states.

You can also watch the full playlist on the Valley Forge YouTube channel.

George Washington Birthplace National Monument, Independence National Historical Park, Longfellow House Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site, Morristown National Historical Park, Valley Forge National Historical Park

Last updated: January 21, 2022