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Get a daytime fireworks fix at Mount Vernon

If you don't want to deal with the Fourth of July crowds on the National Mall, consider a trip to see daytime fireworks at Mount Vernon.

Saturday - 06/29/2013, 08:29am EDT

Tags: daytime fireworks, Mount Vernon

Estate once part of Washington's Mount Vernon for sale

TTR Sotheby's International Realty is seeking buyers for a 16.5-acre waterfront site in Fairfax County that once was part of George Washington's sprawling Mount Vernon estate.

Thursday - 06/20/2013, 05:08pm EDT

Tags: Mount Vernon, George Washington, Sotheby, West-Group Management

Tour offers a dog's-eye view of Mount Vernon

George Washington's Mount Vernon home held a 90-minute walking tour for guests and their dogs, called "All the President's Pups," on Saturday morning.

Saturday - 05/25/2013, 05:36pm EDT

Tags: Mount Vernon, dogs, dog tour

National Cathedral gets $100K grant for repairs

Washington National Cathedral was the big winner of a three-week online contest to distribute grants for historic preservation.

Monday - 05/13/2013, 06:45pm EDT

Tags: Washington National Cathedral, National Cathedral, Mount Vernon, preservation, earthquake

Washington's wartime 'oval office' getting remade

The future first president stayed in the field with his troops through the Revolutionary War, living and working in the tent that was the nation's first "oval office" of sorts. And a reproduction tent will be on tour ahead of the planned Museum of the American Revolution opening.

Sunday - 03/31/2013, 03:20pm EDT

Tags: Mount Vernon, George Washington, Oval Office, Colonial Williamsburg, history

Dominion Power crews work to restore power in Mt. Vernon

A power line is down in Virginia's Mt. Vernon blocking the Mount Vernon Memorial Parkway near Route One. This is also causing more than 1,300 power outages.

Sunday - 02/17/2013, 07:57am EST

Tags: Dominion Power, Mount Vernon

Who needs birthday cake? Washington opted for hoecakes

Mount Vernon welcomes visitors to celebrate George Washington's birthday with one of his favorite treats.

Saturday - 02/16/2013, 05:53pm EST

Tags: Mount Vernon, Washingtons Birthday, Presidents Day, birthday cake

Washington's 'presidential library' taking shape

The $47 million National Library for the Study of Mount Vernon, now under construction, will open Sept. 27.

Friday - 02/15/2013, 01:44pm EST

Tags: George Washington, presidential library, Mark Warner, Mount Vernon

School evacuated after crane collapse

Two men suffered minor injuries and children and staff were evacuated when a crane collapsed on a Mount Vernon school Tuesday.

Tuesday - 02/12/2013, 04:02pm EST

Tags: crane collapse, Mount Vernon

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