I am deeply indebted to the following authors, sites, organizations, and friends whose in depth research and years of study have provided me with invaluable resources. The opportunity to become Martha is a great gift, and one I take very seriously.



Brady, Patricia. Martha Washington, An American Life. Penguin, 2005.

Bryan, Helen. Martha Washington, First Lady of Liberty. Wiley, 2002.

Chadwick, Bruce. The General & Mrs. Washington: The Untold Story of a Marriage & a Revolution. Sourcebooks, 2007.

Chernow, Ron. Washington: A Life. Thorndike Press, 2010.

Fraser, Flora. The Washingtons: George and Martha: Partners in Friendship and Love. Anchor Books, 2016.

George Washington's Mount Vernon, www.mountvernon.org/.

Larkin, Hallie & Smith, Stephanie, Proprietors: At the Sign of the Golden Scissors, www.atthesignofthegoldenscissors.com/.

Thompson, Mary V. In the Hands of A Good Providence: Religion in the Life of George Washington and His Family. University of Virginia Press, 2008.

Thompson, Mary V. A Short Biography of Martha Washington. Benna Books, 2017.

Thompson, Mary V. "The Only Unavoidable Subject of Regret": George Washington, Slavery, and the Enslaved Community at Mount Vernon. University of Virginia Press, 2019.

Washington, Martha, and Joseph E. Fields. "Worthy Partner": The Papers of Martha Washington. Greenwood Press, 1994.