Tag: American Legends George Washington

AMERICAN LEGENDS: “Hero Woman”

August 13, 2020 This story comes from American Folklore and Legend by Reader’s Digest. “Tory cutthoats are drinking and feasting in a farmhouse near Valley Forge, as they wait for 2 o’clock at night to kill Washington, whom they know will be passing then.… Continue Reading “AMERICAN LEGENDS: “Hero Woman””

American Legends: George Washington at Valley Forge

August 4, 2020 This story comes from American Folklore and Legends by Reader’s Digest. According to the book, the winter of 1777-78 was a mild one, but the army was so ill prepared that approximately 2500 soldiers died and left a memory in the… Continue Reading “American Legends: George Washington at Valley Forge”

American Legend: George Washington (2)

July 28, 2020 American Legend: George Washington“Judicious George” and “Here!” Today’s stories come from American Folklore and Legend by Reader’s Digest. I picked two because they are short. At times, it seems, it is hard to separate the man from the myth. For this… Continue Reading “American Legend: George Washington (2)”