Martha Washington: Our Founding First Lady

Everybody know George Washington is called the Founding Father of our nation but what about his wife Martha?

Performed by Lynn Rymarz, this living history performance shares the story of how Martha met and married George Washington and their life at Mount Vernon. She will share her favorite recipes, including one for cough medicine. Hear her tell the true stories about George's wooden teeth, him chopping down the cherry tree, his love of books and farming. Hear how George helped in America's fight for independence during the Revolutionary War and how he became our first President.

Event Date: 
Mon, 02/11/2019 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
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Location Name: 
Ela Area Public Library
Room Name: 
Meeting Room A and B (R117)


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