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George Mason of Gunston Hall.

Helen Hill Miller

George Mason of Gunston Hall.

by Helen Hill Miller

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Published by Board of Regents of Gunston Hall in Lorton, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mason, George, 1725-1792.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE302.6.M45 M52
    The Physical Object
    Pagination 68 p.
    Number of Pages68
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6248772M
    LC Control Number58010081
    OCLC/WorldCa1178375

    Gunston Hall Boxwoods By Brett Moffatt on George Mason, like Thomas Jefferson and George Washington, was happiest at home, either in the fields and woods, with a good book by the hearth, or entertaining neighbors and family. Living close . Gunston Hall was the home of George Mason, who wrote the Declaration of Rights for Virginia, which was adapted by Jefferson for some elements of the Declaration of Independence, and by Madison for some elements of the Bill of Rights in the US Constitution. Mason preferred the /5().

      Gunston Hall was the estate of George Mason IV (). Best known as one of the delegates to the Constitutional Convention who in the end opposed the Constitution’s ratification, Mason doesn’t always get his due in the stories of America’s founding fathers. George Mason, American patriot and statesman, was born in Stafford county (the part which is now Fairfax county), Virginia, in His family was of Royalist descent and emigrated to America after the execution of King Charles I. His colonial ancestors held official .

    George Mason began to build his home, Gunston Hall, likely beginning in The exterior, typical of local buildings of that time, was probably based on architectural books sent from Britain to America for the use of local builders; one of these craftsmen, perhaps William Waite or James Wren. Gunston Hall: | | | | Gunston Hall | | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive.


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