Category: George Washington


How did Washington, D.C., get its name?

Before Washington, D.C., became America’s capital in 1800, the Congress met in a number of different locations, including Baltimore, Trenton and New York ...
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Did George Washington have wooden teeth?

The famous claim that George Washington sported a set of wooden teeth is little more than a myth, but America’s first president was certainly not a ...
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Did George Washington really chop down his father’s cherry tree?