Wednesday Side-Trip – Mount Vernon Historic Site, Mount Vernon Virginia

Posted: August 10, 2011 in Cemeteries -USA, Wednesday Side Trips

Mount Vernon the name of the estate of George Washington the first President of the United States of America.

The place is very historic with George Washington & Martha way back around 1759 and they had married.  Activities, tours and more at this place.  Sorry about the travelog format today.    Its a very special place for history – and not just because George Washington really lived and tended the land.

No, its not just that  –   George Washington & Martha his wife along with other members of the Washington family are buried in a vault on the grounds of Mount Vernon.  The estate had slaves on it during the time of GW and on the grounds is a slave cemetery that you can visit.

This is a great place to visit either in person or online.

Next week:  Historic Hotel (which one is a secret)

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