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Young George Washington Statue

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When:
July 24, 2014 all-day
2014-07-24T00:00:00-04:00
2014-07-25T00:00:00-04:00
Where:
Washington's Office
32 W Cork St
Winchester, VA 22601
USA

Young George Washington Statue

updated by Jim Moyer 9/3/2017

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Statue is dedicated 24 July 2004 on the grounds of the George Washington Office on corner of Cork Statue gwoff-st and Braddock streets.   This statue represents young George as Surveyor.  George was in and out of the Winchester area from 1748 to 1758.

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Timeline

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1748 first trip over the Blue Ridge to the old Frederick County Winchester area

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1755  George Washington loses his first election to represent Old Frederick County

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1758, Washington wins his first election – – – Elected to House of Burgesses representing Old Frederick County.

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1761 Washington elected again, but does not finish out term and goes to represent Fairfax County.

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Statue of a 16 Year Old George Washington put into place at Washington’s Office Museum on Cork and Braddock Winchester VA. This Painting is by Barry Vance. Exhibit at Museum of Shenandoah Valley Sept 2, 2017 through June 2018.

Statue of a 16 Year Old George Washington put into place at Washington’s Office Museum on Cork and Braddock Winchester VA. This Painting is by Barry Vance. Exhibit at Museum of Shenandoah Valley Sept 2, 2017 through June 2018..

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Sculptor Malcolm S Harlow Jr from Berryville VA is depicted in this painting watching his sculpture put into place.

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Read a story about this corner.  Read about Washington’s Office Museum on Cork and Braddock.

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This statue of young George Washington below faces Cork Street.  Read Why this is street named Cork Street?

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Read about Braddock Cannon on this corner.

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Read about the Pig behind this statue.

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Links

For those with a subscription to the Winchester Star:

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http://www.winchesterstar.com/lifestyles/features/artist-paints-dreamscapes-of-valley/article_61aaa386-da6e-5fcc-96ae-d3b332a86d20.html

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February 1, 1756 to April 7, 1756 for Washington’s Boston Trip:

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http://founders.archives.gov/?q=Volume%3AWashington-02-02&s=1511211112&r=301

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http://founders.archives.gov/content/volumes

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http://founders.archives.gov/series/Washington/01

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http://founders.archives.gov/volumes/Washington/01-01

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