He defiantly was an imposing person. During the 1700's, the average height of a man was a little more than 5 ft. For Washington to be nearly two heads taller must've made the British crap there pants. That, and he had red hair.
Weighs a ton? Must be all the chocolate... he had one hell of a sweet tooth. Wooden teeth aside, they have receipts for hundreds of pounds of chocolate he ordered still on file in the historical archives of Mount Vernon. I love this, brilliant design.