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  • Kathy Nunubizness

    Conrad Heyer, a Revolutionary War Veteran, is thought to be the earliest born person to be photographed. Born in 1749, he was 103 when this photo was taken. He served under George Washington.

  • Jeannine Pinnt

    Conrad Heyer, veteran of the American Revolution, age 103, born 1749. EARLIEST BORN HUMAN ever to be photographed. Thought to have been taken in 1852.

  • Rachel Summers

    Conrad Heyer was born in 1749 and he holds a unique place in American history. That's because he was photographed when he was 103 years old. So that gives him the distinct honor of being earliest born human being ever photographed (until another old photo is discovered).

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Conrad Heyer, this picture was taken circa 1852. He was approximately 103 when photographed, having been born in 1749. He was reportedly the first white child born in Waldoboro, Maine, then a German immigrant community. He served in the Continental Army under George Washington during the Revolutionary War, crossing the Delaware with him and fighting in other major battles.

George Washington, born February 22, 1732 ~ First President of the United States of America

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*BENJAMIN FRANKLIN's: 18kt gold pocket watch, c.1770. The watch exchanged hands several times. Engraved below the key hole reads: This watch firs owned by: Benjamin Franklin 1706-1790 ? to Timothy Folger 1732-1814 / To Benjamin Franklin Folger / 1769-1836 / to James Athern Folger / 1835-1889

"George Washington" by Houdon (1785) Mount Vernon, Virginia. I have total confidence in Houdon. GW looked like this!


George Washington’s Uniform That He Wore During the Revolutionary War

George Washington’s Uniform That He Wore During the Revolutionary War. I've actually seen this in person at the Smithsonian in Washington D.C. Can I just say that it gave me goosebumps!

George Washington...Unselfish, "I have no other view than to promote the public good, and am unambitious of honors not founded in the approbation of my Country."

George Washington's Fan Chair!