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MOUNT VERNON OPENS LIBRARY DEDICATED TO WASHINGTON

“After years of planning and a $100 million fundraising campaign, George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate is formally opening a new library dedicated to the study of America’s first president and the Founding Fathers.” A Friday dedication ceremony is scheduled at the 45,000 square-foot library.” (via The Associated Press)

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Effort to build George Washington presidential library nets $10 million gift, surpassing goal

“Philanthropist David Rubenstein is giving $10 million to George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate in northern Virginia to build a library for the president’s books and papers. Mount Vernon officials say the gift announced Sunday surpasses their fundraising goal of $100 million for the project. It also marks what would have been Washington’s 281st birthday Friday.”

via The Washington Post

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