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Mar 21, 2014, 11:00 ET George Washington's "New Room" Unveiled at Mount Vernon

Officials at George Washington's home, Mount Vernon, unveiled on March 21 the results of the most comprehensive room research and renovation effort...


Feb 10, 2014, 09:00 ET Celebrate George Washington's Birthday at His Home, Mount Vernon!

George Washington's favorite breakfast was "hoecakes swimming in butter and honey." Watch as local chefs showcase their own interpretation of the...


Feb 15, 2013, 08:16 ET Mount Vernon Announces Grand Opening Date for New Library

The grand opening date for Mount Vernon's latest venture, The Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington (the Library), has...


Sep 17, 2012, 10:03 ET George Washington's Personal Copy of the Constitution on Display

On the 225th anniversary of the signing of the Constitution, Mount Vernon unveils George Washington's annotated copy of the Acts of Congress on...


Oct 04, 2011, 11:16 ET Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Inaugural Batch of Aged George Washington Rye Whiskey Available

Historic Mount Vernon releases its first batch of aged George Washington Rye Whiskey beginning at 10 a.m. on October 22. Three hundred of the limited ...


May 25, 2011, 08:30 ET George Washington Book Prize Goes to Pauline Maier for Ratification: The People Debate the Constitution, 1787-1788

The seventh annual George Washington Book Prize, co-sponsored by Washington College, the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and George...


Apr 14, 2011, 03:49 ET Historic Groundbreaking at George Washington's Home

Historic Mount Vernon, the home of George Washington, today broke ground on the new Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington ...


May 19, 2010, 05:59 ET Historic Mount Vernon Returns Copy of Rare Book Borrowed by George Washington in 1789 to The New York Society Library

A small missing piece of American history came home on May 19 after 221 years: a copy of a book borrowed by the first President of the United States...


May 17, 2010, 07:14 ET Mount Vernon Presents George Washington's Overdue Book to The New York Society Library 221 Years Later

A small missing piece of American history comes home on May 19 after 221 years: a copy of a book borrowed by the first President of the United States ...


Feb 19, 2010, 06:40 ET Historic Mount Vernon Receives Largest Gift in its History to Support New George Washington Library

The Donald W. Reynolds Foundation today pledged $38 million to Mount Vernon, the home of George Washington, to construct a new library destined to be ...