Monday, October 23, 2017

Travel: George Washington’s Mount Vernon in Mount Vernon, Virginia

George & Martha Washington's home
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A National Historic Landmark, Mount Vernon is President George and Martha Washington’s plantation home. Though the property belonged to the family from 1674, construction of the Palladian-style home began in 1758, and guests are able to walk through this magnificent place.

The estate is open year-round and for an entrance fee, visitors are able to tour the mansion, grounds and museum. Even if you’re not a history buff, visiting Mount Vernon is an educational delight!

 
Goofing around in the Visitors' Center
Photos in the home and museum weren't allowed, so I only have some
from other areas

a period carriage

shearing a sheep

We visited in the spring and the grounds were beautiful!


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