Before he won the Revolutionary War and became the first U.S. president, George Washington made maps and surveys.
One of those surveys -- drawn by an 18-year-old Washington -- is on display now at the Sigal Museum, part of its “George Washington: A Sampling of Important Manuscripts” exhibit, which is on display until Feb. 28.
In a news release, the museum said it hopes the exhibit gives visitors "a deeper understanding of Washington as a man, family member, land owner, and leader."
The exhibit includes a letter written by Washington in 1770, a letter from 1799 dealing with Washington's death as well as a portrait of Washington discovered on the banks of the Delaware River
And if you're interested in a more in-depth look, visit the museum next Saturday as historian Jeffrey Finnegan presents a guided tour that will look at key events in Washington’s life at the time of the various documents.
Last year, the Sigal had on display a rare copy of the Declaration of Independence, believed to be the only one copied from the original document.