Guests enjoyed a lovely evening at Mount Vernon for the 2013 George Washington Book Prize gala. Sponsored by Washington College with Mount Vernon and the Gilder Lerhman Institute of American History, the $50,000 prize honors the year’s best book on America’s founding era. This year’s winner was Stephen Brumwell, author of George Washington: Gentleman Warrior.
On Tuesday, May 21, the winner of the 2013 George Washington Book Prize was announced at a black-tie gala that began on the Piazza of Mount Vernon. The winner was Stephen Brumwell for George Washington: Gentleman Warrior.”