Virtual - The Commanding Presence of George Washington

Wednesday, February 177:00—8:00 PMZoomIndian Valley Public Library100 E. Church Ave, Telford, PA, 18969

Virtual Program

Throughout history, an Army's ability to fight and win a war is not solely dependent on weapons and training.  It also rests on the attitude of its commander.  As befitting a military hero, George Washington cuts a formidable presence.  A contemporary in the 1750s described him as "measuring six feet two inches in his stockings and weighing 175 pounds”.  By the time he became president, the 57-year-old Washington was certainly less agile, but even more imposing at upward of 200 pounds.  By then, he had survived an array of life-threatening situations and baptism by fire in the battlefields of the French and Indian War to the harsh winter of Valley Forge, rendering him a larger-than-life figure. 

Join historical reenactor, lecturer and tour guide Michael Jesberger for a lecture on George Washington.

This presentation will be held online via Zoom.  Register and receive program link by entering your information below.  Any questions?  Contact DeAnne O'Brien at

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