Franklin Delano Roosevelt has one, Lyndon Johnson has one, Jimmy Carter has one, and George W. Bush just got his this year. Now, 200 years after his death, the United States' very first president finally has his own presidential library. The $106 million library building sits on George Washington's historic Mount Vernon compound, near Alexandria, Virginia, and is filled with Washington's personal books, manuscripts and other artifacts, such as his first copy of the Acts of Congress complete with handwritten notes. "I wouldn't say we, as an institution, would be thought of as a place of serious scholarship around the founding era and Washington," said Mount Vernon's president. "I think now, if we do this correctly, we will be."
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