Mary Ball Washington, George’s single mother, often gets overlooked – but she's well worth saluting
By Martha Saxton, Professor emerita of History and Sexuality, Women's and Gender Studies, Amherst College
Mary Washington raised George and his four siblings mainly alone, imbuing in George many of his best traits. George often ignored his mother's pleas for money, much as history has ignored her story.
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- Friday, May 7, 2021