Famous and Historical Virginians
Links to biographies of notable educators and inventors and historical Virginians from the colonial period through the 20th century. By the Virginia Tourism Corporation.
Sherwood Forest Plantation
John Tyler, the 10th president, and his home. The site includes a virtual tour and family tree information.
George Washington Papers at the Library of Congress
The world's largest collection of Washington papers. Documents include letters, diaries, accounts, military and government records and reports. Also notes accumulated by Washington from 1741 to 1799. The collection is fully searchable by keyword.
Historic Mount Vernon
Take an online tour of the home, grounds, and excavation sites. Learn about Washington and find out more about visiting Mount Vernon.
The Papers of George Washington
The George Washington Papers project at UVA provides images, FAQs, maps, and all manner of information on Washington and his era.