Recommended Places to Visit and Links
If you would like to visit Colonial America as George Washington knew it, the following
historical sites are recommended.
Brandywine Battlefield State Park
Pennsylvania State Parks, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
George Washington’s Mount Vernon
The Mount Vernon Ladies Association of the Union, Mount Vernon, Virginia
Independence National Historical Park
Benjamin Franklin Museum
Monmouth Battlefield State Park
New Jersey State Parks, Manalapan, New Jersey
Valley Forge National Historical Park
National Park Service, U.S. Department of Interior, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
The Washington Family Vault, George Washington’s Mount Vernon, Virginia
The final resting place of George and Martha Washington
If you would like to learn more about George Washington and the American Revolution,
the following books are recommended.
Thomas Pain, published by Barnes & Noble Publishing, Inc.
George Washington—In The American Revolution (1775-1783)
James Thomas Flexner, published by Little, Brown & Company
George Washington’s Mount Vernon—Official Guidebook
Washington—The Indispensable Man
Eye Witness to the American Revolution—The Battles and Generals as Seen by an Army
James Thacher, M.D., Surgeon in the American Revolutionary Army, published by Longmeadow
George Washington’s Rules of CIVILITY & DECENT BEHAVIOR…and other important writings
George Washington, Published by MJF Books
The First American Army—The Untold Story of George Washington and the Men Behind
America’s First Fight for Freedom
Bruce Chadwick, published by Sourcebooks, Inc.
The Writer’s Guide to: Everyday Life in Colonial America—From 1607-1783
Dale Taylor, published by Writers Digest Books, an imprint of F&W Publications, Inc.