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Washington's Home

In work that's received attention from media around the world, USF History Professor Philip Levy serves as co-director of the archaeological project that's discovered the remains of George Washington's boyhood Virginia home. University Beat takes you to Ferry Farm in Fredericksburg, VA, for a look at the immense and historic task undertaken by Professor Levy and The George Washington Foundation.

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Radio - During "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday after the 6:45 AM and 8:45 AM newscasts | During "All Things Considered" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday at 5:44 PM | After "Florida Matters" on WSMR 89.1 Monday just before 10:30 PM
- Tuesdays at 11:55 AM and 8:55 PM, and various times throughout the rest of the week

Video extras

USF Associate Professor of History Philip Levy talks with George Washington Foundation Director of Archaeology David Muraca and Staff Archaeologist Paul Nasca about the layout of the two large cellars of Washington's home.

David Muraca and GW Foundation Archaeology Lab Supervisor Anita Dodd discuss one of the more interesting discoveries on the site and what it might mean.


GW Foundation Archaeology Intern Jim Trueman talks about what it's like working at such a historic site.

For more information

USF Department of History

Professor Levy's presentation: Monday, November 10 at 7:00 PM in the Marshall Student Center Room 2708 on the Tampa campus



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