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Katie Hargrave / If all the parts of George Washington's Axe have been replaced, is it still George Washington's Axe?

In a week long performance, I investigate the way history is taught through the story of George Washinton and the cherry tree. Inviting viewers to eat cherry pie, chop trees, write "I cannot tell a lie" and read from Parson Weem's famous text, viewers replicate the story, while pointing to the authenticity of historical artifacts and narratives.

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