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Mount Vernon's Christmas camel a reminder of holiday in history (Photos)

Who'd guess George Washington was the kind of guy who'd rent a camel for a party? He did in 1787 to entertain guests celebrating Christmas at Mount Vernon.

Friday - 12/12/2014, 12:07pm EST

Tags: Camel, Christmas Camel, Kristi King


Gerald Halpin's Mount Vernon property sells for $18.6M

A 16.5-acre property originally part of George Washington's Mount Vernon estate just sold for $18.6 million, the highest sale price in the Washington area in more than two-and-a-half years.

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 09:47am EDT

Tags: real estate, Sotheby, Gerald Halpin

Washington birthday celebrations in Mount Vernon

With all the snow and cold weather, it was a scaled back celebration at Mt. Vernon for George Washington' birthday, but spirits were high.

Sunday - 02/16/2014, 07:52pm EST

Tags: George Washington, birthday, hoecakes


Mount Vernon hosting talk for Washington book

Wednesday - 02/05/2014, 09:11am EST

Tags: George Washington

Candlelight Christmas tours at Mount Vernon delight for a decade

It's been more than ten years that Mount Vernon has been offering the popular candlelit tours of the mansion for the Christmas holiday.

Sunday - 12/01/2013, 07:29am EST

Tags: Kathy Stewart, christmas

Mount Vernon opens library dedicated to Washington

Friday - 09/27/2013, 04:30pm EDT

Tags: library

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