Happy Presidents Day

February 15, 2021

Happy Presidents Day! Here are some fun facts about our first President George Washington… Didn’t have a middle name. Washington loved and bred many types of animals. Washington ruined his teeth using them to crack walnut shells. His dentures were not wooden as many suppose. They were made from other human teeth, ivory, cow teeth… Read More


Happy Presidents Day! Here are some fun facts about our first President George Washington…

  1. Didn’t have a middle name.
  2. Washington loved and bred many types of animals.
  3. Washington ruined his teeth using them to crack walnut shells. His dentures were not wooden as many suppose. They were made from other human teeth, ivory, cow teeth and lead.
  4. Washington’s first love was the wife of one of his best friends.
  5. Loved attending the theater as often as possible. Joseph Addison’s “Cato” was a favorite play.
  6. Enjoyed cornmeal pancakes (‘hoecakes’) as a special breakfast treat.
  7. Washington chopping down a cherry tree is a myth, but we still enjoy cherry pie to celebrate his birthday.
  8. Was well-read (he especially enjoyed Shakespeare and books on agronomy), but never attended college.
  9. Worked as a surveyor before becoming a military leader and statesman.
  10. His famous white hair was real (not a wig) he powdered it.