George Washington’s Birthday
George Washington’s Birthday is celebrated annually on the third Monday in February, but his actual birthdate is February 22nd.
- Biographies of George Washington — Biographies of America’s first president for adult readers
- 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.
- 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.
George Washington for Kids
- George Washington’s Birthday — Celebrate with these children’s books about the President known as the Father of Our Country
- George Washington: a National Treasure — A teacher resource guide from the Smithsonian Institution
- George Washington — A brief biography, quizzes and handouts about George Washington from the Enchanted Learning Web site
- George Washington Learning Games and Activities for Kids — Quizzes, puzzles, worksheets, a biography and more from the Apples4TheTeacher Web site
- 7 Fun Facts About George Washington — From Scholastic.com
- President’s Day Crafts and Activities for Kids — Crafts and activities for young children from the DLTK Web site