Film, Video General Washington and Mrs. French: Widows and Power in Eighteenth-Century Virginia
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- General Washington and Mrs. French: Widows and Power in Eighteenth-Century Virginia
- Watch a discussion centering on Penelope French, a wealthy widow who did not want to sell her land to George Washington, despite his attempts to purchase it. Special guests include, Martha Saxton, Amherst College historian emerita and author of "The Widow Washington: The Life of Mary Washington", and Jennifer Stertzer, director of the Papers of George Washington at the University of Virginia.
- August 17, 2022
- 1 hours 1 minutes 53 seconds
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