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George Washington: American Icon
Exploring the complex and often contradictory image of George Washington in American culture
Before Superman or Wonder Woman there was George Washington.
George Washington, political leader, military general, statesman, Founding Father, planter, denture wearer, cherry-tree chopper, first president of the United States is perhaps the first multi-hyphenate celebrity. Washington was also a prolific slaveholder who, at the time of his death in 1799, owned 317 men, women, and children. Drawn from the Addison’s collection of Washingtoniana, this exhibition, presented in the MuseumView more
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