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Martha Washington Mystery Envelope

Martha Washington:

1) Clue Card
Martha Dandridge Washington
Born June 2, 1731, died May 22, 1802

  • Born near Williamsburg, Virginia
  • Enjoyed riding horses, gardening, sewing, and dancing
  • Received no formal education
  • Married first husband at the age of 18; he died and she ran his estate
  • Married George Washington at the age of 27
  • Spent time at Valley Forge and Morristown