The Many Faces of George Washington

November 2 - 19, 2016

Just in time for the 2016 Presidential election the Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum presented The Many Faces of George Washington on loan from the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American HistoryThis special exhibition shared with visitors background and insight into our nation’s first president, a man whom many recognize but few know much about. Using interpretive and educational materials, the exhibition examined the multi-dimensional, real-life man behind the myth. Produced by George Washington’s home, Mount Vernon, in conjunction with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, this exhibition presented the many different facets of Washington’s leadership through vivid color graphics of paintings, photographs, and iconic objects from the Mount Vernon collections.