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Birthplace National Monument

Mount Vernon, VA
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Birthplace is not at Mount Vernon. He was born near Colonial Beach and then grew up at Ferry... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Runningonadream
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
George Washington’s resting place

George Washington rests in a National Monument right on the original property. It can be viewed all... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jan D
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Alexandria, Virginia
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Tours that show visitors what life was like on a working plantation in the 1700s.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Birthplace is not at Mount Vernon. He was born near Colonial Beach and then grew up at Ferry Farms. Photo is of his tomb, which is nice but is not the best part of a visit to Mount Vernon

Thank Runningonadream
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

George Washington rests in a National Monument right on the original property. It can be viewed all hours that the attraction is open.

Thank Jan D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I learned on the tour “spoiler alert” the tomb was moved from the edge of the property due to possible erosion but it took the family 30 years because of a disagreement. The original vault is still there but this is a magnificent monument to...More

Thank Bruce L
Reviewed 5 October 2017

A bit confusing to see Mount Vernon address as it is Colonial Beach, VA. Start from visitor center with exhibits, film and every hour ranger talk. you can enter and explore this interesting monument for free. Do not miss the ranger talk.

Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed 20 September 2017

This is the resting place of Americas first President George Washington and his wife Martha. Twenty five other family members are entombed here as well.

Thank Donald M
Reviewed 11 September 2017

It was humbling to view the final resting place of such a monumental person in the shaping of American History. You can't help but feel patriotic visiting Washingtons Tomb.

Thank michellesW5312IV
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Fascinating to visit the burial place of our first president...the only president to be unanimously elected.

Thank YMC323
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We were so touched to be there. They had a prayer service while we visited and had gentleman that had served read parts of it. Very proud moment. Definitely worth experiencing this beautiful historical place.

Thank iamafairadvisor
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

So happy we decided to make a stop and see this when we were in Washington. Grounds are immaculate full of history. A beautiful monument and Must see to our first president

Thank apieceofcake
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Even if you don't care much about George Washington, this is still a lovely place to sit and enjoy nature. It's one of the greenest places I've seen in a while, and there's so much room to allow children to run around, play, and enjoy...More

Thank Bonnie Z
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