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Lock of George Washington's hair found at Union College

February 15, 2018 06:08 PM

SCHENECTADY - Union College is getting national recognition after a rare discovery.

A lock of George Washington's hair was found inside an almanac in a library at the college.

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The 18th century book belonged to a general who was a friend of the first president. It was found on top of a shelf by the college's archivists. No one is sure how it got there.

Now, they're tracing the college's connections to George Washington and his inner circle.

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