Was Washington's Handwriting Good?

2:28 Published April 16, 2018

After George Washington passed away in 1799, he left behind a large collection of letters that he had written during his lifetime. Historians have been fortunate to learn about his life through these letters, but are they easy to read? Did he have good handwriting, and did it change over the years?

Buy Tickets What to Do Calendar Shop Restaurant Donate Membership
Estate Hours

Open today from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

iconDirections & Parking
buy tickets online & save