When you think of George Washington, "war hero" and "first President" are among the first things to come to mind. But, did you know that General Washington was also a devoted family member and talented businessman? Visit some of the important moments in Washington's life, including his impressive career as a young land surveyor. Discover how the commander of a rag-tag army rose to prominence during two major wars and led this fledgling nation through its first years. We'll also debunk some common myths about George and find out how Mount Vernon became the enormous estate it is today. Join us in the November 2007 issue of COBBLESTONE as we unmask the many faces of George Washington, Father of Our Nation.