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Washington birthday celebrations in Mount Vernon

Sunday - 2/16/2014, 7:52pm  ET

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Mount Vernon birthday celebrations for George Washington

WTOP's Kathy Stewart reports

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WASHINGTON -- They were serving up 'hoecakes' in Mount Vernon Saturday morning as a part of George Washington's birthday celebration.

Hoecakes are the general's favorite breakfast food. They are are a type of corn meal pancake.

Despite the cold, groups came out to get a taste of history.

Monday is the big celebration for George Washington with admission being free to visit Mount Vernon.

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