George Washington

  • George Washington was born.

    George Washington was born.
    He was born inWestmoreland County, Virginia to Augustine and Mary Washington.
  • Moved to Ferry Farm

    Moved to Ferry Farm
    The George Washington Foundation</a>George grew up as a farmer. He lived most of his childhood across from Fredericksburg at Ferry Farm on the Rappahannock River Image: Artist's rendering by L. H. Barker © 2008.
  • Became a surveyor.

    Became a surveyor.
    At age 16, George Washington became the Official Surveyor for Culpeper County. He measured out plots of land.
  • Washington became a major in the military.

    Washington became a major in the military.
  • George Washington became the Commander of the Virginia Regiment!

    George Washington became the Commander of the Virginia Regiment!
    George Washington fought against the French.
  • Appointed Colonel in the army.

    Appointed Colonel in the army.
  • George Washington became the Commander of ALL Virginia Troops!

    George Washington became the Commander of ALL Virginia Troops!
    He was only 23 years old!
  • George Washington was elected to Virginia House of Burgess

    George Washington was elected to Virginia House of Burgess
  • Washington Resigned from the Army and Returned to Mount Vernon

    Washington Resigned from the Army and Returned to Mount Vernon
  • George Washington lived as a farmer!

    George Washington lived as a farmer!
  • George Washington marries Martha Custis

    George Washington marries Martha Custis
  • Elected to the First Continental Congress

    Elected to the First Continental Congress
  • Became the Major General and Commander-in-Chief of the colonial forces against Great Britain.

    Became the Major General and Commander-in-Chief of the colonial forces against Great Britain.
  • Crossed the Delaware River from Pennsylvania to New Jersey to attack the British.

    Crossed the Delaware River from Pennsylvania to New Jersey to attack the British.
  • The war was over and the British had left.

  • Washington resigned is commission as commander-in-chief of the army and returned to Mount Vernon

    Washington resigned is commission as commander-in-chief of the army and returned to Mount Vernon
  • George Washington was elected to be the first President!

    George Washington was elected to be the first President!
  • Washington was Father of Our Country because he was loved by many.

    Washington was Father of Our Country because he was loved by many.
  • George Washington chooses the next President and retires back to Mount Vernon

    George Washington chooses the next President and retires back to Mount Vernon
  • George Washington dies from illness.

    George Washington dies from illness.