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                  Historical  Characters                     

                                       (Some characters are not listed due to space.
                           Please contact us if their is someone specific you would like)

THE PRESIDENCY

 

Martha Washington, Consort of General Washington and America's first First Lady
Mary Todd Lincoln, Widow of Abraham Lincoln

Theodore Roosevelt, America's 26th president who ushered the nation into the 20th century.

Edith Roosevelt, Wife of Theodore Roosevelt

Harry S.Truman, 33rd president of the United States, oversaw victory of Allied Forces in World War II

John Adams, 2nd President of the United States

Abigail Adams, wife of John Adams and Revolutionary Mother

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COLONIAL AMERICA AND THE WAR FOR INDEPENDENCE

Peyton Randolph, president of the First Continental Congress

General Cornwallis, British commander who surrendered at Yorktown

Members of the Rhode Island Regiment

George Wythe, signers of the Declaration of Independence

George Mason, author of the Virginia Declaration of Rights forerunner of the US Constitution

Jane Vobe, femme sol Tavern Keeper

Archibald Cary, Chairman of the committee that produced the Virginia Declaration of Rights

Elisha James, impoverished citizen of Williamsburg and receiver of public assistance

THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR

Margaret Ryan, Arsenal Worker (Richmond, VA)

Catharine Armstrong, Arsenal worker (Fayetteville, NC)

Union or Confederate Surgeon

SUFFERAGE AND ABOLITION
 

Susan B. Anthony, Suffragist

Lucy Stone, abolitionist and Suffragist

Victoria Woodhull, first woman to run for President of the US

Frederick Douglas, formerly enslaved writer, abolitionist, statesman, and orator

 

WORLD WAR I AND II

Grace Banker, WWI "Hello Girl" U.S. Army Signal Corps telephone operator

Dorothy Tully, WWII Entertainment Director of the Williamsburg USO

Harry Doust, WWII Air Raid Warden of Yorktown

"Wendy the Welder," WWII civilian war worker at Newport News Shipyard

Martha Gellhorn war correspondent and 3rd wife of Earnest Hemingway

Captain Kirkpatrick, in charge of Naval Mine Depot in WWII

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