Want to watch better-quality PBS Video? Sign in to access higher-quality streaming!

By signing in, you are authorizing PBS to share your email address with your local PBS station to send you periodic communications about station events, services and support. Any other uses of your information by PBS are governed by PBS’s Privacy Policy.

Closed Captioning Settings
×

Preview

Captions look like this

Captions size

  • 15

Captions font family

Edge style

Captions color

Background color

Window color

Text Opacity

  • 100%

Background Opacity

  • 100%

Window Opacity

  • 0%
  • Save Settings
  • Reset

EXPERIENCE

The President's House

  • Aired: 12/22/2009
  • 03:16
  • Rating: NR
Recent excavations have shown that the Liberty Bell Pavilion is built over the site of slave quarters at President George Washington's house at 6th and Market Streets. Those excavations have uncovered artifacts, and a monument to the house and its slaves will be built on the site.
Embed Options
Close ×
The President's House image
The President's House
Uncover the site of George Washington's slave quarters at his house at 6th and Market.
Width:
Height:
Please copy this text to your clipboard.
Problems Playing Video ?

PBS KIDS

Watch videos from your favorite PBS KIDS shows with the PBS KIDS Video app for your tablet or phone.

Downton Abbey Collection

Bring home the complete collection: DVDs, Blu-rays, books, gifts and more. Visit ShopPBS.

Donate

WHYY helps all of us explore new worlds and ideas. Give Now