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George Washington: farmer

being an account of his home life and agricultural activities

by Haworth, Paul Leland

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Published by Bobbs-Merrill in Indianapolis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mount Vernon (Va. : Estate)
    • Subjects:
    • Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Homes and haunts -- Virginia -- Mount Vernon (Estate),
    • Mount Vernon (Va. : Estate)

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Paul Leland Haworth, with many illustrations, facsimiles of private papers, and a map of Washington"s estate drawn by himself.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE312.17 .H39
      The Physical Object
      Pagination336 p.
      Number of Pages336
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6579890M
      LC Control Number15019355
      OCLC/WorldCa825771

      Get this from a library! Discover George Washington: soldier, farmer, president. [Patricia A Pingry; Stephanie Britt] -- Using simple text and illustrations, describes the . George Washington The Farmer (Part 1) In my previous blog essay (Visiting Mount Vernon) I told you about my recent vacation and going to Mount Vernon, the plantation home of George Washington. He is famous for being a soldier and statesman, but his great love was farming.

      Known as "George Washington: Pioneer Farmer", this interactive exhibit shows how Washington experimented with crop rotation and with different crops, fertilizers, and soil amendments. In addition, by Washington built a novel sided barn at one of his outlying farms to . Title Life of George Washington--The farmer / painted by Stearns ; lith. by Régnier, imp. Lemercier, Paris. Summary Washington standing among African-American .

        Book from Project Gutenberg: George Washington: Farmer. EMBED (for hosted blogs and item tags). George Washington: General, President and Farmer. When the name “George Washington” is mentioned, many people think of him as the person that chopped down a cherry tree and could not lie about doing that. Others remember him as an outstanding General during the French and Indian War and the American Revolution. Some will connect him with.


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