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Source: Radio Times
Date: June 12, 2007
Byline: Marty Moss-Coane

George Washington's Philadelphia home found in dig.

A surprise find! The foundation of George Washington's Philadelphia home has been dug up. Now that we have the real thing, is the National Park Service's plan to mark the site with a modern brick structure tracing the outline of the house still needed? We'll hear from DENNIS REIDENBACH, the Superintendent for Independence National Historical Park, also from JED LEVIN, one of the Park Service's archaeologists who uncovered Washington's house, and from HENRY WIENCEK, an Affiliate Fellow at the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and author of An Imperfect God, George Washington, His Slaves, and the Creation of America.

 

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