Lawn Jockeys

During the Revolutionary War, Jocko Graves, the 12 year old son of a free black man, wanted to cross the Delaware River with George Washington and fight. Too young to join, Jocko volunteered to keep Washingotn's horses ready for when he returned. Jocko held on to the reins all night and froze to death. Washington had the first lawn jockey constructed for Mount Vernon to commemorate Jocko's sacrifice.
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The Legend Of Jocko, The Black Lawn Jockey Explained by Deanna Dahlsad: Some claim it is to validate and honor Jocko Graves, the son of a free black soldier named Thomas Graves, who fought with George Washington. The story goes...

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The fabled Lawn Jockey has a long and illustrious history that goes all the way back to George Washington. There are three versions of the...

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