Martha Washington

George's worthy partner

A wealthy widow when George began courting Martha, she was content with her life and her children. Her marriage to George gave her love, companionship, fame and trials which she met head-on. The story of her life is should hear it.

Martha Dandridge Custis Washington

June 2, 1731 - MAY 22, 1802

Professional Actress, Maggie Worsdale, portrays Martha Washington, a woman who wanted nothing more than a peaceful domestic life only to find herself in the unwanted glare of a national spotlight. Through it all Martha Washington maintained her natural, unassuming presence. Cheerful, attentive, and appreciative: the very model of a President's Lady.

Since 2013, Maggie has been traveling the country with her lecture series portraying Martha Washington. Nation radio programs have featured Worsdale's insight into the life of this woman and the times in which she lived.

"I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition."

Martha Washington