Why Did George Washington Wear a White Wig?

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George Washington did not wear a White Wig. This is one of the myths that surround him. Washington kept his own hair long which he used to put in a ponytail.
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George Washington actually did not wear a wig though wigs were extremely fashionable at that time. He had his own hair powdered however and tied back.
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Wigs were fashionable in his time.
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Wig wearing was a custom of the time
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