George Washington Portrait

Could a portrait passed down through a Frederick, Maryland family actually be an authentic portrait of the nation's first president, George Washington?

That is the charge for the History Detectives in this fascinating episode.

The investigators attempt to prove whether or not the famed artist Gilbert Stuart, whose résumé includes the portrait of Washington that appears on today's dollar bills, was the artist behind the drawing in question.

Might this drawing prove to be a national treasure?

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Frederick, Maryland

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