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Born in 1732, a third generation Englishman in the Virginia colony, schooled at home by tutors, George Washington became an emissary of the Governor of Virginia to the French in Ohio.
Married at age twenty-six to the wealthy Martha Custis, a widow with two children, their marriage endured for more than forty years.
Washington was elected to the Virginia House of Burgesses in Williamsburg, was later appointed Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army and served eight years in the War for Independence.
Losing more battles than he won, but winning the final Battle of Yorktown, he returned to his home on Christmas Eve, 1783. He had served for eight years without salary, billing only for his expenses.
president by fifty-five delegates, he presided over the assembly which
brought forth our Constitution of the United States.
"First in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his countryman," was the proclamation at the time of his death in 1799.
George Moore portrays George Washington as General or as President wearing the military or civilian clothing appropriate to each office.
"George Washington Himself" is infinitely variable in length and can be adapted to special needs and interests. Moore's work transports the audience back to the colonial era.
"George Washington's Christmas" is available in November and December. Either program can be followed by a question and answer period.
also for parades, centennials, etc., Moore, a retired minister, has even
officiated at weddings as Washington. Also, his wife, Beulah, portrays