She spent nearly half the Revolutionary War at her husband’s side.
Land lies deep in the American psyche.
The first president’s tresses were a keepsake for the family of Alexander Hamilton.
The fears he raised about the future of the nation—including excessive debt, hyper-partisanship and foreign interference in elections—were remarkably prescient.
Here are the back stories to some of the most intriguing presidential renderings.
The president’s forward-thinking decision is still celebrated, but the reality was more complicated than it appears.
Reverent tourists turned Mount Vernon into a bed & breakfast, burdening the Washington family for years.
One of the most important relics in American history was almost lost to time.
After George Washington’s administration concluded a treaty with Great Britain in 1795, France decided it was time for a change at the top of the U.S. government.