by Alexis Coe
The popular image of Martha Washington as matronly and austere has suppressed a fuller understanding of the first First Lady as a person rather than a witness to her husband's leadership.
A study of the Washington family papers shows she was engaged in George’s professional life and provided immense support.
by Flora Fraser
She and George were married forty years. Her story deserves to be told. Now it has been.
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