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Learn About The Elders

Bill Elder as George WashingtonCara Elder as Martha WashingtonBill and Cara Elder are retired teachers after 40 years in education in both Pennsylvania and Florida. They are historians–1st person interpreters of George and Martha Washington.

As George and Martha Washington, during the Covid Pandemic, their talks have been given on Zoom, Google Meets, and Skype.

They have also given interesting, informative, and entertaining talks and appearances at many Universities, Living History Venues, as well as many presentations at the request of libraries, museums, and school groups. They have delivered their message, “In God We Still Trust” at church services in Florida and Pennsylvania, as well as making topic presentations to the Sons of the American Revolution/Daughters of the American Revolution and historical societies, and have presented “A Visit with The Washingtons” at numerous events along the Eastern Coast.

As members of the 2nd PA Regiment of the Continental Line and 43rd Regiment of Foot in His Majesty’s Army they have participated in major battle reenactments in Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Delaware, New York, South Carolina, and many others which has added to their background knowledge of the Revolutionary War and Colonial Living.

In addition, they have contributed to living history events at Mt. Vernon, Valley Forge, Philadelphia (4th of July), Colonial Williamsburg, Princeton Battlefield (NJ), Paoli (PA), Hope Lodge (PA), and The Living History Park (SC).

George & Martha Washington

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