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More than two centuries later, George
Washington finally gets a library

McClatchy Newspapers, by Maria Recio

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Posted By:MissMolly, 9/29/2013 6:06:40 AM

MOUNT VERNON, Va. — George Washington’s majestic estate overlooking the Potomac River now has an added attraction: a state-of-the-art presidential library. The grand opening Friday of the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington celebrated the father of our country with a festive crowd that included both U.S. senators from Virginia, the governor, performances by country singers – and couple – Vince Gill and Amy Grant, and a keynote by Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David McCullough. The library was designed to add a scholarly element to the understanding of the first president, who had written in a letter to

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Muguy, 9/29/2013 7:52:45 AM     (No. 9541880)

Left out of the story about the "Father of Our Country" was the character of the man. Washington used to rise at 4am each day, to meditate and pray with his Bible on a chair and him on his knees.....

(I´m sure the revisionists are ready to tear this great man down so that Barack Hussein Obama can be counted as great as Washington)

The story of the "bullet proof" George Washinton was left out of the article as well. See the Wallbuilders web site to read about that bit of history...

He truly believed the Hand of Providence was upon this nation.

He would be disgraced and deeply saddened by the current state of affairs! It we only had true men like him leading us today! Regrettably, There are so few true leaders among us today.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: cmardh, 9/29/2013 8:30:38 AM     (No. 9541910)

Who´s Fred Smith?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: StormCnter, 9/29/2013 8:44:00 AM     (No. 9541921)

#2, here is your answer:


http://www.examiner.com/article/what-is-the-fred-w-smith-national-library-part-iii

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