George Washington’s Birthday
George Washington’s Birthday is celebrated annually on the third Monday in February, but his actual birthdate is February 22nd.
- Happy Birthday, George Washington! — Celebrate with these children’s books about the President known as the Father of Our Country.
- Being George Washington — See our Pinterest board for Biographies of and historical works about America’s first president.
- George Washington Papers, 1741-1799 — A collection of documents from the Library of Congress
- Take Note! George Washington the Reader — A brief online exhibit highlighting Washington’s love of books, accompanies the exhibit of the same name currently showing at Mount Vernon.<\li>
- Discover the Real George Washington : New Views from Mount Vernon — This virtual timeline of Washington’s life is part of an exhibit by the Mount Vernon Ladies Association
- George Washington: A National Treasure — Explore the “symbolic, the biographic, and the artistic” aspects of the famous “Landsdowne” portrait of George Washington in this exhibit from the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery.<\li>
- First Inaugural Address, 1789
- Second Inaugural Address, 1793
- By George, IT IS Washington’s Birthday — From the National Archives and Records Administration
- George Washington Birthplace National Monument — A virtual tour of Washington’s birthplace from the National Park Service.
- Historic Mount Vernon — The official Web site for Mount Vernon, George Washington’s home, includes biographical, historical and travel-related information.