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George Washington's christening robe

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FILE - In this Feb. 4, 1939, file photo, Felix Frankfurter, the new associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, poses in his judicial robe for his portrait in Washington. Supreme Court nominations became politically contentious about 222 years ago when the Senate voted down George Washington’s choice for chief justice. Even some who have made it to the court endured difficult confirmations. Frankfurter’s loyalty to the United States was questioned because of his birth in Austria, his Judaism and his affiliation with the American Civil Liberties Union. (AP Photo)

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George Washington served as Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, and later presided over the 1787 convention that drafted the United States Constitution. He served as the first President of the United States from 1789 to 1797 and was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He is popularly considered the driving force behind the nation's establishment and came to be known as the "father of the country," both during his lifetime and to this day

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FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, file photo, Curt Viebranz, president and CEO of George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate, poses in the new Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington in Mount Vernon, Va. Viebranz expects between 10,000 and 15,000 people to visit the estate on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

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Revolutionary War re-enactors walk along a path before the re-enactment of Gen. George Washington's Christmas Day crossing to New Jersey on Sunday, Dec. 25, 2016, in Washington Crossing, Pa. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

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Revolutionary War re-enactor Patrick Jordan, as Col. Paul Sargent of the 16th Massachusetts Continental regiment, stands in morning mist looking over the Delaware River before the re-enactment of Gen. George Washington's Christmas Day crossing to New Jersey on Sunday, Dec. 25, 2016, in Washington Crossing, Pa. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

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George Washington (White House image)

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George Washington (Image: The White House) ** FILE **

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George Washington head coach Jonathan Tsipis looks at the score board during the first half of a college basketball game against Gonzaga in the first round of the NCAA tournament, in Corvallis, Ore., on Friday, March 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Timothy J. Gonzalez)

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FILE - In this March 17, 2015, file photo, George Washington head coach Mike Lonergan gestures during an NCAA college basketball game against Pittsburgh, in Pittsburgh. At this time of year college basketball coaches often sound like political candidates looking for votes as they tout their teams' NCAA tournament worthiness. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File) **FILE**

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George Washington's Camila Tapias cuts down a portion of the net after her team's win over Duquesne during an NCAA college basketball game against Duquesne in the championship of the Atlantic 10 Conference tournament Sunday, March 6, 2016, in Richmond, Va. (AP Photo/Chet Strange)

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George Washington and troops crossing the icy Delaware River.

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The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation has sent its official George Washington impersonator and his horse to Iowa with a message of civility for voters.

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George Washington historic impersonator Ron Carnegie warms up the crowd at the first Iowa State Fair presidential soapbox of 2015. (Colonial Williamsburg Foundation photo)

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George Washington and his horse Blueskin have hit the 2016 campaign trail (Colonial Williamsburg)

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George Washington as played by Ron Carnegie in Williamsburg, has taken his horse Blueskin and hit the 2016 campaign trail.

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George Washington, portrayed by Ron Carnegie, has taken his horse Blueskin and hit the 2016 campaign trail to teach voters about civility and civic duty. (Colonial Williamsburg)

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In a Monday, Aug. 3, 2015 photo, Ron Carnegie, portraying George Washington, takes the stage in Colonial Williamsburg, Va., to announce he is hitting the 2016 presidential campaign trail this month in Iowa and New Hampshire. Instead of joining the army of candidates already seeking the nation's highest office, he'll implore Americans to get involved in the election. (Stephen M. Katz/The Virginian-Pilot via AP)