Neglected Mount Vernon is pictured as it appeared when acquired by the Mount Vernon Ladies Association in with architectural features added after Washington's death, and since removed. Thank goodness someone saved it!
Philadelphia museum puts focus on George Washington Carver
George Washington was born on his father's Pope Creek tobacco farm on February When George was 3 his father took his family to live at Mount Vernon. In 1779 the home where Washington was born burned. A Memorial House was built near the spot in
George was a prominent scientist and inventor. Carver devised over 100 products. A week after his birth, George was kidnapped along with his sister and mother by raiders from the neighboring state of Arkansas.
Ferry Farm where Washington grew up.near the birthplace of George Washington (Fredericksburg, Virginia)
1954-S Carver-Washington Half Dollar. PCGS MS67 Natural russet toning hugs to the outside borders. A mark-free gem and a candidate for Finest Known. The jugate portraits are of George Washington Carver, at left, and Booker T. Washington, on a larger scale. Date behind Carver's neck is that of issue of the individual coins -- 1951 through 1954. The reverse was originally to show the American Legion badge with the motto UNITED AGAINST THE SPREAD OF COMMUNISM and a reference to some group…