This Day in History
Washington at Carlisle

George Washington Born
February 22, 1732

George Washington is born in Westmoreland County, Virginia. He becomes the General of Colonial forces during the American Revolution, undisputed leader, statesman and the First President of the United States. The indispensable man, he is, truly, “The Father of His Country.”

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