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General George Washington Standard Flag featuring 13 six-pointed stars on a light sky blue silk field in the Museum's collection.

An Introduction to the Washington Standard Project

Learn about the Museum's project to recreate General George Washington's headquarters flag that marked his presence while on campaign during the Revolutionary War.
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U.S. Patent Office circa 1860s
Andrew Dickson White Architectural Photograph Collection, #15-5-3090. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

Washington's War Tent During the Civil War: Safe Keeping

This is the third and final in a three-part series describing the fate of General George Washington's Headquarters Tent during the Civil War.
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Washington's Headquarters Flag

Believed to be the earliest surviving 13-star American flag, Washington's Standard marked his presence throughout the war.
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Book cover for David Hackett Fischer's award-winning book Washington's Crossing.

Washington's Crossing

Read an excerpt from David Hackett Fischer's Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Washington's Crossing.
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True Colours & Washington Standard Projects

Follow the process of recreating and the history behind the flags flown by 18th-century ships during the Revolutionary War as well as General George Washington's headquarters flag.
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Image 101220 Foop George Washingtons Replica War Tent

The Virtual First Oval Office Project Sneak Peek: A Guided Tour

February 14, 2021 from 2-3 p.m.
Join Dr. Tyler Putman for a sneak peek of the Museum's new Virtual First Oval Office Project, which explores the Museum’s hand-sewn replicas of General George Washington’s tents.
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A recreated of an end of Washington's tent displayed with his camp bed and additional camp items.

Educator Deep Dive on Washington's War Tent

April 25, 2024, 7-8:30 p.m.
In this free professional development workshop, educators will explore the Witness to Revolution: The Unlikely Travels of Washington's Tent Teacher Resource Guide to help students dig deeper into the journey of General George Washington's headquarters tent.
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Washington's War Tent After the Civil War: A Family Affair

This is the second in a two-part series about the fate Washington's Headquarters Tent between the end of the Civil War and the start of the 20th century.
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Photograph of Mary Custis Lee
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Mrs. Robert E. Lee, 1806-73." New York Public Library Digital Collections.

Washington's War Tent After the Civil War: Reclaiming History

This is the first in a two-part series about the fate Washington's Headquarters Tent between the end of the Civil War and the start of the 20th century.
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Unit 2: A Revolutionary Reminder in a Changing Nation

View classroom activities designed for teaching about the travels of George Washington's tent during the 19th century, including the Marquis de Lafayette's 1824 tour of America and the Civil War.
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