The man, the myth, the legend—the revolutionary spirit that George Washington embodied continues to inspire the college named in his honor.
The father of a nation—and our founding patron—is celebrated each year at Birthday Ball, with the awarding of the George Washington Book Prize at Mount Vernon, and sometimes with the occasional flash mob.
Enter the imagination of George as he dreams up the ideal birthday.
Martha sends George on a wild goose chase for his birthday surprise.
For the full effect, listen to Taylor Swift’s “Style” while playing this video.
Martha cooks up a Mardi Gras feast.
Abigail Adams makes a good sandwich.
Martha is discovered!
Washington College goes Hogwarts.
The worst birthday ever.
Suiting up for birthday ball.
Are you coming to my party? (The video that started it all.)