A replica of a 1793 harpsichord brings a new lens — and sound — to the history on display at George Washington’s Mount Vernon.
Washington’s Mount Vernon estate put the 1772 portrait by Charles Willson Peale on display Thursday in its museum and education center.
Valparaiso beat George Washington 82-79 on Saturday.
George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate has acquired a book on surveying that the founding father kept and used for more than five decades.
Like many myths, though, Washington’s connections to cannabis are not invented out of whole cloth. Washington did indeed grow industrial hemp on his Mount Vernon estate.
The view from George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate has been largely preserved for centuries, and now a power company is trying to add two smokestacks to the panorama.
The story of George Washington’s life is full of legends of things he said and did. Some of them are even true! Take our quiz.
He was a general, a U.S. president and … a distiller. The most profitable endeavor of George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate during his lifetime enjoyed a resurrection of sorts this week. See video.
A group of visitors got the special chance to walk through the replica of George Washington’s boyhood home in Stafford, Virginia.
Torrential rains and a small mudslide last week caused over $1 million in damage at George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate, but the historic site has remained open as crews work on repairs.
Thousands flocked to Mount Vernon on Monday to enjoy the springlike weather and celebrate the birthday of the nation’s first president.
People had been trying to save the site of George Washington’s childhood home for the last hundred years but it was not until development was seriously threatened that the site was rescued and preserved.
Festivities were underway in Mount Vernon on Saturday in celebration of Presidents Day and in observance George Washington’s 285th birthday.
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Put away the tricked-out blenders, fancy sous vide machines and overly complicated cocktail gadgets. When it comes to Christmas cuisine, nothing beats a traditional spread — like one from the 18th century. (Recipe)
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.