June 16, 2021

Today in History: George Washington Dies

Today in History–December 14–the Library of Congress features George Washington, who died on this date in 1799 at his Mount Vernon home. Learn more about our nation’s first president (1789-97) by visiting the Today in History section, then click the links below to access more stories and primary sources about the death of this founding father. George Washington Died at His Mount Vernon Home December 14, 1799 from America's Library Life of George Washington The Christian death 1853 … [Read more...]