The first child of Augustine Washington (1694–1743) and his second wife, Mary Ball Washington (1708–1789), George Washington was born on their Pope's Creek Estate near present-day Colonial Beach in Westmoreland County, Virginia

The first child of Augustine Washington (1694–1743) and his second wife, Mary Ball Washington (1708–1789), George Washington was born on their Pope's Creek Estate near present-day Colonial Beach in Westmoreland County, Virginia

George Washington Carver Inventions | View full size George Washington Carver is seen working in his lab ...

Philadelphia museum puts focus on George Washington Carver

George Washington Carver Inventions | View full size George Washington Carver is seen working in his lab ...

The George Washington Birthplace National Monument is in Westmoreland County, Virginia. Originally settled by John Washington, George Washington's great-grandfather, George Washington was born here on February 22, 1732. He lived here until age three, returning later as a teenager. Today, the monument includes the historic birthplace area, the burial ground, and the working colonial farm.

The George Washington Birthplace National Monument is in Westmoreland County, Virginia. Originally settled by John Washington, George Washington's great-grandfather, George Washington was born here on February 22, 1732. He lived here until age three, returning later as a teenager. Today, the monument includes the historic birthplace area, the burial ground, and the working colonial farm.

Birthplace of George Washington - Map 1897

Birthplace of George Washington - Map 1897

"If I could conceive that the general government might ever be so administered as to render the liberty of conscience insecure, I beg you will be persuaded, that no one would be more zealous than myself to establish effectual barriers against the horrors of spiritual tyranny, and every species of religious persecution." - George Washington

"If I could conceive that the general government might ever be so administered as to render the liberty of conscience insecure, I beg you will be persuaded, that no one would be more zealous than myself to establish effectual barriers against the horrors of spiritual tyranny, and every species of religious persecution." - George Washington

George Washington Carver | Biography.com | "George Washington Carver was born into slavery in Diamond, Missouri, around 1864. The exact year and date of his birth are unknown. Carver went on to become one of the most prominent scientists and inventors of his time..."

George Washington Carver | Biography.com | "George Washington Carver was born into slavery in Diamond, Missouri, around 1864. The exact year and date of his birth are unknown. Carver went on to become one of the most prominent scientists and inventors of his time..."

Family graveyard at George Washington's Birthplace. National Park Passport stamp located in gift shop. Quiet national park, great, informative Park Ranger talk & walk. About 90 miles south of Washington DC in the middle of the countryside. Washington lived here until age three.

Family graveyard at George Washington's Birthplace. National Park Passport stamp located in gift shop. Quiet national park, great, informative Park Ranger talk & walk. About 90 miles south of Washington DC in the middle of the countryside. Washington lived here until age three.

A view of Blacksmith Shop at George Washington's Birthplace National Monument in Colonial Beach. George was born here in 1732.

A view of Blacksmith Shop at George Washington's Birthplace National Monument in Colonial Beach. George was born here in 1732.

George Washington's Birthplace--Presidents: A Discover Our Shared Heritage Travel Itinerary

George Washington's Birthplace--Presidents: A Discover Our Shared Heritage Travel Itinerary

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