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Birthplace National Monument

Mount Vernon, VA
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Be Sure to Stop By While Touring Mt. Vernon

Fascinating to visit the burial place of our first president...the only president to be unanimously... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago

We were so touched to be there. They had a prayer service while we visited and had gentleman that... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Tours that show visitors what life was like on a working plantation in the 1700s.
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Fascinating to visit the burial place of our first president...the only president to be unanimously elected.

Thank YMC323
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were so touched to be there. They had a prayer service while we visited and had gentleman that had served read parts of it. Very proud moment. Definitely worth experiencing this beautiful historical place.

Thank iamafairadvisor
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

So happy we decided to make a stop and see this when we were in Washington. Grounds are immaculate full of history. A beautiful monument and Must see to our first president

Thank apieceofcake
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Even if you don't care much about George Washington, this is still a lovely place to sit and enjoy nature. It's one of the greenest places I've seen in a while, and there's so much room to allow children to run around, play, and enjoy...More

Thank Bonnie Z
Reviewed 30 April 2016

For better reviews, see Mount Vernon. Washington's birthplace, which I have actually visited is not here, but near Colonial Beach, VA, a number of miles a way. This actually Mount Vernon

Thank wewhynot
Reviewed 1 January 2016

The vaults of George and Martha are set back and protected by a small open building. The setting and materials for the burial sites were specified in Washington's will. There are two other large monuments of important people in front of the vaults, which makes...More

Thank jeweltones
Reviewed 20 September 2015

This was found on the grounds at Mt. Vernon. It has a vault with George and Martha in state. There are monuments with information on them and about their lives. Such a peaceful feeling of serenity around the area.

Thank DMSims
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Everyone should experience this wonderful place. Mt. Vernon is not administered by anyone but The Daughters of the American Revolution and they do a simply wonderful job of maintaining and showing this beautiful location. if you go you must experience the Mt. Vernon Inn -...More

2  Thank rmcPhiladelphiaPA
Reviewed 30 November 2014

Historical relevance was so interesting!! Amazing that one individual can contribute soooo much!!! Wish we had more individuals like Washington in 2014!!!

1  Thank Lynda D
Reviewed 4 August 2014 via mobile

Geo Washington birthplace. A large estate well kept. Informative museums. And his home is amazing A must see. Be sure and go to gristmill and distillery. A lot of walking accessible and worth it to to wharf and the barn.

Thank James C
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