Teenagers don’t typically seek out millennia-old technology. But for a group of students from Akron, Ohio, on a field trip to Mount Vernon, their archaeological pursuits led them to a historic discovery of a 6,000-year-old ax.
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.
A week after Mount Vernon launched a campaign against Dominion Energy’s plans to build a natural gas compressor station across the Potomac River from the Virginia estate, the company says it is seeking an alternate location.
Mount Vernon and the Annapolis City Dock area made this year’s list of the 11 most endangered historic places in the U.S., put out by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
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.
Fireworks aren’t the only thing on the agenda this Fourth of July. From parades to festivals, here’s a look at the most popular holiday events.
Seven months after an unarmed motorist was killed by U.S. Park Police, FBI crime scene investigators returned to the intersection where Bijan Ghaisar was fatally shot.
A Fairfax County woman has been charged with fatally stabbing her uncle on Monday morning.
Patrick O’Connell, chef at the renowned The Inn at Little Washington, is planting carrots, turnips and radishes Thursday at Washington’s Mount Vernon estate.
The rankings, by rental listings site RentCafe, lists 20001, D.C.’s Mount Vernon neighborhood, as the nation’s second most gentrified neighborhood. Between 2000 and 2016 home values in 20001 increased by 207 percent.
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.
Mount Vernon is hosting the ceremony for new citizens Thursday at 1 p.m. Fifty-one candidates from 37 countries are scheduled to be sworn in.
George Washington’s Mount Vernon mansion in Northern Virginia will be closing temporarily for scheduled preservation work.
From Belle Have to Mount Vernon, the National Park Service plans to study traffic safety along the busy George Washington Parkway and key intersections this year.
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.