Fun facts of the week 5/9-5/13

Fun facts of the week 5/9-5/13

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By Marissa Vrba, Staff Writer

  1. Toothaches bothered Washington for years. When he was 57, he had all his teeth pulled. From then on, he wore ivory false teeth set in a silver plate.
  2. Washington’s body was almost buried in the capitol, but was actually buried on Mount Vernon.
  3. He is the only President to actually go into battle while serving as President.
  4. Washington was the only President to be inaugurated in two cities.
  5. He established the tradition of a cabinet of advisors.