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Fireworks on the Fourth - that's pretty patriotic. But how about catching early fireworks at the home of one of the Founding Fathers?
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.
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.
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.
Washington National Cathedral was the big winner of a three-week online contest to distribute grants for historic preservation.
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.
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.
Mount Vernon welcomes visitors to celebrate George Washington's birthday with one of his favorite treats.
The $47 million National Library for the Study of Mount Vernon, now under construction, will open Sept. 27.
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