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    George Washington: The Cherry Tree Legend Glorified. Parson Weems "invented" the legend of little Georgie Washington chopping down his father's cherry tree and fessing up to it once confronted. We're not sure of his source, but the story is now part of American folklore. This 11" x 12" linen hankie illustrates the story and is titled "The Love of Truth Mark The Boy". The moral of the story is summarized in the last line: "Afterwards the celebrated Washington." Listed in "Threads" as #39, it is nicely framed and appears to be in excellent condition.

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    May, 2011
    21st Saturday
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