Testimonials - George Washington Portrayed by Carl Closs

Here's What Some Clients Have To Say About General George Washington

Carl Closs will pull out all stops to ensure your total satisfaction. But don't just take our word for it. The following testimonials from satisfied clients attest to Carl's fundamental approach to business: always deliver more value than the customer expects.

All were impressed with your portrayal and especially with your knowledge of our first president during our branch opening festivities. We appreciate the time you spent conversing with our guests and also thank you for endorsing the bank whenever the opportunity arose. We sincerely appreciate all you did to help make our event a success.
Paul Van Ostenbridge, President and CEO
Atlantic Stewardship Bank

The children were so excited when they saw you in costume, it was as if they were listening to George Washington himself! Many parents and children have told me how much they enjoyed this program. Thanks again for an excellent program.
Rebecca Schultz
Bayard Taylor Memorial Library

You added tremendously to our program and the patriotic emphasis we wanted included in our program.
John C. Hirschi, Chairman 2001 Northeast Region Retirees Reunion 
Boy Scouts of America - Northeast Region 

I wanted to share our enthusiasm for your presence at our community event. We were impressed with your ability to interact with visitors of all ages from pre-school through adults. Visitors were comfortable asking you all sorts of questions, and were pleased that you were able to answer them all. Free Day was a successful day in part to your wonderful presence as George Washington.
Jane V.Flitner, Museum Educator
Brandywine River Museum

Your knowledge, assistance, and abilities made the event a great success. And all your pre-event assistance was appreciated more than you know!
Sandy Turner, Tourism Coordinator
Cecil County Tourism

Your presence added so much to the success of the All Out Arts Day. We genuinely enjoyed the mastery of your presentation as General George Washington. We eagerly anticipate a long-lasting relationship with you!
Karen D. Louden, Studio and Family Programs Manager
Delaware Art Museum

You have no idea how much your presence added to our Open House. We have never had such a crowd and you kept them mesmerized, even the children. Thank you so much, especially since you stayed an hour over the agreed time.
Barbara Bryant White, Corresponding Secretary
Board of Directors, Delaware Society for the Preservation of Antiquities

All of us were impressed with the authenticity of you appearance and your command of the historical facts. We truly appreciate the additional insight that you provided at our Annual Meeting.
George Forrest Pragoff, Vice President
Delaware State Society of the Cincinnati

Everyone enjoyed your comments about the life, times and accomplishments of our founding father, George Washington. We recommend your services to any organization interested in the preservation of our country and its historical traditions.
Kurt M. Pfaff, Director
Eldred WWII Museum

Our students and staff enjoyed your visit immensely! Your most accurate interpretation of George Washington will no doubt remain with our students for many years to come. I believe that you created a new awareness of American History for our upper school students.
Phyllis C. Neil, Education Coordinator
First State School at Christiana Hospital

Thank you for coming and giving us George Washington's perspective on freedom. We would highly recommend you in sharing the personal history of George Washington's life and his influence on America's history to any group.
Tim Roudebush
Founding of Freedom

Carl Closs was well informed on the subject and dispelled many myths about George Washington. The question and answer format allowed the students to choose the direction of their learning. His ability to answer virtually any question demonstrated his knowledge of both important historical facts and intriguing personal insights into the life of George Washington.
The 7th Grade Teachers
Fred S. Engle Middle School

It was a wonderful pleasure to have you portray General George Washington at our Liberty Tree dedication. I'm so grateful to people like you who help history come alive and make it more meaningful for all of us.
Carol A. Berstar, President/CEO
Ingleside Homes, Inc.

I would like to thank you for your wonderful performance. You are a wealth of information and were George Washington personified! We look forward to having you return.
Jane Erikson, Activity Coordinator
Jenner's Pond

Everyone thought you did a terrific job portraying George Washington. Your program certainly enhanced the visitor's tour experiences of the Germantown "White House." 
Stephen M. Sitarski, Unit Site Manager
National Park Service

Everyone present in the Brown Hotel Ballroom was simply awed by the appearance of General Washington, his "working" the diners and his remarks following dinner. I personally was very, very please with the evening with you as the highlight of the banquet.
Howard F. Horne, Jr., Ph.D., President General
National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution

We would like to extend our sincere thanks to thee for helping to make our first theme day such a success. The children experienced a fun-filled and educational day, and your expertise was being praised throughout.
Anita Lamond, Colonial Day Committee
North Penn School District

Your interpretation really contributed to our programming. In fact, you were able to answer many of the questions that the historians and park guides were unprepared to answer.
Amanda Hansen, PCN Producer
Pennsylvania Cable Network

The feedback from the principal, teachers and staff has been extremely positive. Your discussion of virtues and civility tied in particularly well with our school's focus on respect and responsibility. Your presentation certainly energized the teachers and children to learn more about our first President.
Shirley Mea, Teacher
Second Avenue Elementary School, Phoenixville, PA

I want to thank you for taking your time to appear as General George Washington for our George Washington Memorial Scholarship award ceremony. We all enjoyed your appearance and it was certainly an added bonus to the event!
Marilyn Quinn, Executive Director
Higher Education Commission, State of Delaware

Our students, faculty and guests greatly enjoyed your presentation as General George Washington. Your stage presentation as President Washington and your participation in the "question and answer" session with our students made their learning experience a positive and memorable one.
Jane R. Snider, Ed. D., Founding Director
The Summit School

Your presence was crucial to our negotiation of various myths and misconceptions concerning General Washington. I salute you Mr. Carl Closs.
Thomas Connors, M.S. Ed., Teacher
West Chester Area School District

Your interpretation of General George Washington is both informative and fascinating. At times I felt like I was watching a one-man play and at others I felt like I was deep into a great epic novel. The presence of the General definitely added to the success of the evening and did much to enhance Winterthur's Yuletide theme of America's First Families.
Sueann C. Robbins, Event Coordinator
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library


George Washington, portrayed by Carl Closs, with Sean Hannity of Fox TV, Pennsylvania Governer Ed Rendell, special military ceremony at Branson, MO