On April 13, 1776, George Washington and his revolutionary army rolled into town but the Battle of Long Island was an absolute disaster for the young Americans.
Bartholdi designed a statue consisting of George Washington and the Marquis de Lafayette with the French and American flags.
You can findGeorge Washington's "Recipe for Small Beer" from his 1757 notebook is in the New York Public Library Manuscripts and Archives Division.
For the 224th anniversary of George Washington's inauguration, Federal Hall played host to a day of celebrations, including a reenactment.
We explore the LES slips, the former hubs of NYC's 200 year-old shipping enterprise, and discover one of George Washington's revolutionary war hideouts and a neighborhood that once hosted a colony of pop artists in the 1950s.
Vote for George--the National Park Service's campaign to preserve a national memorial.