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Wordless Wednesday: Mount Vernon

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Restoration on Mount Vernon mansion

Keeping a 250-year-old mansion in pristine shape isn’t easy. Now Mount Vernon is taking things down to scratch. George Washington was a sharp guy in more than beating the British. He wanted the mansion to have a stone look like … Continue reading

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George Washington’s whiskey is a little rye, uh dry

(Reprinting one of our favorites) After beating the British and serving two terms as our president that included putting down the Whiskey Rebellion, George Washington retired to his home Mount Vernon — to make whiskey. In fact, Washington was the … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Mount Vernon slave quarters

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Wordless Wednesday: Life at Mount Vernon

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Wordless Wednesday: Bull at Mount Vernon

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Wordless Wednesday: Roof work at Mount Vernon

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The far side of Mount Vernon

I’ve been to Mount Vernon countless times over a half century since growing up across the Potomac River from the mansion. But I’ve only been down to the boat ramp and far crops twice. Yeah, that’s nuts. Nearly all of … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Mount Vernon

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Wordless Wednesday: Mount Vernon

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Wordless Wednesday: Mount Vernon slave quarters

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Wordless Wednesday: Mount Vernon

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