Hefe George Washington Mount Vernon
mount_vernon Think making it to Friday is tough? Try crossing the Delaware River with 2,400 Continental soldiers in a severe winter storm. #humpday #thankyougeorge #nature #like

Washington Crossing the Delaware [December 15, 1776], engraved by Paul Girardet, after Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze, 1853
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Amaro George Washington Mount Vernon
mount_vernon Congratulations to Elizabeth Livorsi for winning our “Photo of the Week”! Enter your best photos into our contest by sending to photos@mountvernon.org. #beautiful #instagood #follow #Photooftheday 1d

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Sutro George Washington Mount Vernon
mount_vernon Visit to George Washington’s tomb by Eleanor Roosevelt, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and Soong May-ling (Madame Chiang Kai-shek), February 22, 1943. Madame Chiang’s visit to the tomb occurred on George Washington’s 211th birthday. #history #president 2d

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Normal George Washington Mount Vernon
mount_vernon Does anyone the type of butterfly that we just spotted in the upper #garden? We would love to know. Experts, please chime in! #beautiful #nofilter 5d

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Amaro George Washington Mount Vernon
mount_vernon Visitors to the Ford Orientation Center these days will notice a change. While the “Mount Vernon in Miniature” exhibit is under repair, a full-size figure of George Washington on his horse, Blueskin, welcomes our guests to the estate. #like #instagood #follow 6d

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Mayfair George Washington Mount Vernon
mount_vernon The Mansion’s cupola and weathervane. After returning home from nine long years at war, George Washington was eager to complete Mount Vernon's cupola. He commissioned architect Joseph Rakestraw to construct a weathervane with a Dove of Peace to crown it. The original weathervane is on view in the Donald W. Reynolds Museum & Education Center. Credit: Kira Ravenwood. #sky #peace #like 1w

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X-Pro II George Washington Mount Vernon
mount_vernon Congratulations to Lisa Kinzer for winning this week’s “Photo of the Week.” Enter your best Mount Vernon photo at MountVernon.org/Photos. #photooftheday #follow #like #summer 1w
  •   est__73 All your posters at Mt Vernon have the wrong hashtag on them. It should be mount_vernon but it says to tag them to mountvernon @mount_vernon 1w

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Kelvin George Washington Mount Vernon
mount_vernon A lovely day in the Upper #Garden. Photo credit: Clare Edwards. #beautiful #like #instagood 1w

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Earlybird George Washington Mount Vernon
mount_vernon Martha and her needlework. Credit: Daria Bennett. #instagood #like #fashion 2w

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Lo-fi George Washington Mount Vernon
mount_vernon On view in the Mansion’s New Room: Washington’s portrait of the Virgin Mary. Artist, source unknown. 2w

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mount_vernon George Washington’s personal copy of the Acts of Congress. This rare volume includes Washington’s copy of the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and other legislation passed by the first session of Congress, complete with his personal annotations. 2w

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Valencia George Washington Mount Vernon
mount_vernon Meet the newest additions to #mountvernon! Five piglets were born on June 27. Photo credit: Miguel Perez. #animals #cute #farm 2w

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Normal George Washington Mount Vernon
mount_vernon Happy Independence Day! Earlier today "General Washington" welcomed 102 new citizens to Mount Vernon. #mountvernon #july4th #usa 3w

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Lo-fi George Washington Mount Vernon
mount_vernon Washington Taking Command of the American Army at Cambridge, Mass. July 3, 1775. Published by Currier and Ives, 1876. #tbt #bestoftheday #like 3w

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Hefe George Washington Mount Vernon
mount_vernon Historic Preservation Field School student interns are currently investigating the archaeological, architectural, and interpretive histories of the Washington families’ kitchen. This is the only program of its kind in the country; students receive hands-on education in archaeology, architecture, and the general principles of historic preservation. #instagood #all_shots #mountvernon 3w

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Rise George Washington Mount Vernon
mount_vernon Thank you to everyone who has entered our photo contest so far! Our "Photo of the Week” goes to Elizabeth Ottaway for her photo of young visitors learning the importance of weaving at Mount Vernon. 3w

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Rise George Washington Mount Vernon
mount_vernon George Washington’s Revolutionary War folding camp bed on view in the Donald W. Reynolds Museum and Education Center. #GWActuallySleptHere #war 3w

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Hefe George Washington Mount Vernon
mount_vernon Looking to spend some time outdoors this weekend? We suggest hiking Mount Vernon’s forest trail down to the George Washington: Pioneer Farm site. 4w

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Valencia George Washington Mount Vernon
mount_vernon The Nelly Custis bedchamber in the Mansion. 4w

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Normal George Washington Mount Vernon
mount_vernon The lower garden at George Washington's Mount Vernon. Learn more about this special space from our Director of Horticulture, Dean Norton: http://bit.ly/gardensinbloom #nofilter #gardens #vegetables 4w

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