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  • April 24 George’s Farm Animals in the Classroom

    By Caitlin Conley Caitlin is a Research Assistant for the Bibliography Project and is part of the Papers of George Washington social media team. We recently produced a series of short, educational

  • April 14 Indian Corn: Growing Pains

    By Mary Wigge Mary Wigge is a Research Editor at the Papers of George Washington.   Over the centuries, corn has evolved into an important agricultural commodity in the United States. From

  • April 2 George Washington and Bees

    By Mary Thompson Mary is the Research Historian at Mount Vernon, with a primary focus on everyday life on the estate, including: domestic routines; foodways; religious practices; slavery and