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The spreading pecan tree is no more. A massive tree next to the Mount Vernon mansion was recently cut down. Not because it was diseased, but because the tree threatened to destroy nearby George Washington’s bedroom and office. The risk … Continue reading
Mount Vernon has opened the third floor as part of its Christmas season so of course I had to go up when taking a group from Florida yesterday. Usually, I meet people at the home’s exit because I’ve seen it … Continue reading
You’ve seen them wearing uniforms of so long ago. Sometimes patriots, sometimes opponents. After watching the First Virginia Regiment as part of the Fourth of July festivities at Mount Vernon on a brutally hot afternoon, I wondered how and why … Continue reading