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Great information of George Washington and his estate.
Adams Family Papers
Massachusetts Historical Society’s home of (among other things) the letters between John and Abigail Adams. Read them and imagine the months at sea these letters traveled just to find their eager recipient. Then text your significant other and get upset when they don’t respond within 5 minutes.
An incredible archive of over 170,000 annotated documents from the Founding Fathers Papers projects. Letters, diary entries, and other works written by Washington, Adams, Jefferson, Madison, Franklin, and Hamilton.
The definitive resource on all things Thomas Jefferson and his home, and practically a Snopes.com of debunking fake Jefferson quotes.
Anthony Bergen’s impressive insights on all things presidential. The best part is that he often answers reader questions with thoughtful, comprehensive answers. And he’s got a pretty wicked sense of humor, too.
Presidential History Blog
Historian Feather Foster is an excellent source of knowledge for fascinating stories about the personal lives of presidents and first ladies. I just want to hang out in her attic full of presidential books and drink tea and absorb her knowledge.
Mike Purdy’s Presidential History
A fantastic resource on the presidents, Mike Purdy has been writing and speaking about presidential history for years and his site is a fount of knowledge.
My Journey Through the Best Presidential Biographies
Steve is on a journey to read all of the best presidential biographies out there, in chronological order. His reviews are indispensable and help inform my own choices.
Highly amusing musings from a fellow presidential enthusiast. The site earns its tagline: “Scholarly. Irreverent. Star-spangled.”
Presidencies of the United States
Scholarly, in-depth narrative dives into the presidents from the affable Jerry Landry.
American Presidents: Totalus Rankium
If you want a hilarious breakdown and ranking of each president in order, I highly recommend this podcast.
Presidential Fight Club
An entertaining tournament ultimately determining which president would win in a fight, brought to you by professors Scott Rank and James Early.