Links to Related Sites
To learn more about George Washington and the bicentennial of his death, we suggest you
check out the following sites:
This site is the official site of the Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens, where George
Washington lived when he was not serving the country elsewhere.
||George Washington 1999
This site, a cooperative venture of Mount Vernon and other organizations associated with
George Washington, describes activities and programs occurring in Virginia and other
states during 1999.
Civility & Decent Behaviour In Company and Conversation
This site maintained by the University of Virginia provides background about the Rules of
Civility & Decent Behaviour that George Washington wrote as a school exercise, and it
lists all 110 rules.
||The Papers of George Washington
This University of Virginia site describes a project that ultimately will publish 85
volumes of letters written to George Washington as well as letter written by him.
The site also includes the text of many of his most prominent speeches and writings.
||A Concert of
Mourning: The Death of George Washington
This on-line exhibition associated with the Papers of George Washington project at the
University of Virginia displays artwork that captures the event of late 1999, from
Washington's final days to the intense period of mourning experienced throughout the new
To learn more about Scouting near Mount Vernon, in the area that includes the
city named after Washington, and in the nation he helped to found, check out the following
This is the Web site of the Colonial District of the National Capital Area
Council, BSA, which includes the city of Alexandria and the Mount Vernon and Lee districts
of eastern Fairfax County.
||National Capital Area Council
This is the unofficial Web site of the NCAC, one the five largest councils
of the Boy Scouts of America, including Washington, D.C., its Virginia and Maryland
suburbs, and exurban areas as far away as Fredericksburg, VA; Frederick, MD; and St.
||Boy Scouts of America
This is the official on-line site of the Boy Scouts of America, which
serves more than 4.5 million youth members through programs that encourage character
development, citzenship training, and personal fitness.