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To learn more about George Washington and the bicentennial of his death, we suggest you check out the following sites:

Mount Vernon Mount Vernon
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.
Washington at Princeton 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.
Rules of Civility Script Rules of 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.
George Washington 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.
George Washington on his deathbed 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 nation.

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 sites:

Colonial Crier Colonial District
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.
NCAC Logo 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. Mary's, MD.
BSA Logo 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.

 

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This site is provided as a service to Scouts and Scouters by the Colonial District, NCAC, BSA, which includes George Washington's Mount Vernon.  Although not an official site of the NCAC, BSA, or Mount Vernon, the site is maintained by Tom Baerwald, who has been appointed by the NCAC to direct the Mount Vernon Encampment, so information should be reasonably accurate.