Thursday, April 24, 2008

GW 'visual surveys' of President-Elect Departing Alexandria

George Washington joins with Citizens to enjoy Carriage Rides around Alexandria.

Informal and fun. Enjoy.

- 18 min - Apr 24, a.d. 2008
CraftsManship Creations

Alexandria City Hall Civil Air Patrol Band Concert for the President Elect
George Washington

The Civil Air Patrol Band Concert for the President Elect (George Washington) under the Command of Major George Carrol, CAP gathered his Chesapeake Squadron at the Alexandria City Hall to perform a concert of period tunes for the Citizens of the Commonwealth of Virginia and the City of Alexandria.
Video by CraftsManship Creations

Wise Tavern Alexandria

George Washington President Elect

Send-Off Celebration by Civil Air Patrol

- 18 min - Apr 23, a.d. 2008

On the anniversary of the day, 23 April in the Year of Our Lord 1789, (219th - a.d. 2008) when President-Elect George Washington departed the City of Alexandria for the "triumphant journey" to Baltimore, Philadelphia, and many other towns and villages enroute to New York City to be Inaugurated as the first President of the United States of America under "this Constitution FOR the United States of America" (17th since the Declaration of Independence), the Commander of the Civil Air Patrol Band, the Chesapeake Squadron, gathered his forces to re-create the celebration of our Nation's greatest leader going off from his home to accept the responsibilities and fulfill the duties of President.


Monday, March 10, 2008

Red, White, and Blue Hug in the Schools for
"father of His country", George Washington

Anna Jeffrey, 5, of Woodstock, home of Pastor turned General Peter Muhlenberg, in the Red and White stripes of the Sons of Liberty (daughters, too!) hugs the man in the blue and buff uniform, the "father of His country", George Washington!

Photo by Rich Cooley, Northern Virginia Daily, 10 March a.d. 2008

See the "Rich" photo essay with narration at:

Friday, February 22, 2008

GW - Gee Wiz, that guy on the left in SC looks a lot like "GW" on the right in VA the same day...

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At the Capitol of South Carolina,
Congressman Joe Wilson,
with General Charles Cornwallis and
General George Washington,
look west to Monticello Road and to the future...

...and a future wise president named Thomas Jefferson!

...who comes to Columbia!! hear the Columbia Choral Society...

...sing his words on Light, Life and Liberty!!!

For more images and videos of that great day in American History at the Cayce History Museum, go to

Friday, February 15, 2008