mount_vernon The afternoon battle is on! Double tap if you're rooting for the Continentals. (: Buddy Secor) 16min

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mount_vernon It was a hard fought skirmish this morning, but the #Continentals were able to push back the #British and pull out the win at #MountVernon! 2h

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mount_vernon The British are starting to prepare for battle... #RevolutionaryWar #reenactment #history #mountvernon 5h

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mount_vernon April 30, 1789, George Washington is inaugurated as the first president of the United States in front of 10,000 spectators in New York City.
#GeorgeWashington #president #inauguration #UnitedStates #America #history
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mount_vernon This bill made out by Washington was recovered from the ruins of an old building destroyed by fire in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia in 1875.
#GeorgeWashington #museweb #OldTown #fire #artifacts
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mount_vernon Continentals, Redcoats and Hessians are starting to make camp at #MountVernon! Join us this weekend for battle re-enactments, "Lady Washington," and a youth muster on the bowling green! 1d

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mount_vernon Teachers across the country… #FunFriday #school #teachers #caniborrowapen 1d

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mount_vernon Throwing it back to 1919 when the Prince of Wales, King Edward VIII, planted a tree near Washington’s tomb.
#MountVernon #Wales #King #plantatree #TBT #ThrowbackThursday
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mount_vernon The wallpaper is up, the border is set, and we can’t wait to unveil the Chintz Room on May 7! This room was once the finest bedchamber on the Mansion’s second floor and is reopening after being closed for two years.
#MountVernon #historicalplace #Chintz #restoration #preservation
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  •   mount_vernon @barclay2013 He did! In an effort to return to period names for the Mansion spaces the room will again be called the Chintz Room, instead of the Nelly Custis Room. 2d
  •   spinneretta Fantastic 2d
  •   lemonpie_lindsay So in love with the green! 2d
  •   o_h_girl Mt. Vernon is absolutely wonderful! One of my favorite places to visit - 2d

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mount_vernon Sip wine from 20 of Virginia’s finest wineries on George Washington’s lawn, May 13-15.
#MountVernon #Virginia #WineWednesday #sunset #wine
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mount_vernon Follow @ MountVernon on Twitter for everything George Washington!
#GeorgeWashington #Twitter #MountVernon #alltheupdates #socialnetworks
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mount_vernon You’re cordially invited to the re-opening of the Chintz Room on May 7! Get behind-the-scenes stories from Mount Vernon’s experts about the history of the room.
#Chintz #MountVernon #NellyCustis #restoration #plaster
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  •   erjochge Is that where the word "chintzy" comes from? 4d

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mount_vernon Step right in to the Mansion’s Central Passage with Mount Vernon’s virtual tour! View the estate at mountvernon.org/virtualtour.
#MountVernon #virtualtour #history #digital
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mount_vernon Can’t stand to be away from Fido? You can bring your dog(s) to Mount Vernon’s estate! #DogsofInstagram #puppy #doglover #MountVernon #allthedogs 6d
  •   luluandco6247 Just make sure before you do they have space available. We missed out b/c the dog tour was full the day when we went 6d
  •   smith091909 Good to know! 5d
  •   i_leonard13 I have been in the cupola before!! And it's so cool at you can bring your dogs 3d

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mount_vernon On this day at the end of the American Revolution, General Washington writes his aide-de-camp Tench Tilghman saying he is looking forward to returning home to Mount Vernon.
#MountVernon #GeorgeWashington #TenchTilghman #history #OTD #TodayInHistory #home
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  •   jamesypk @zmac11 Tench holding the report of the articles of surrender after Yorktown 6d

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mount_vernon Join people from Washington’s world at 1:30 p.m. on weekends for the 45-minute immersive experience ‘Through My Eyes.’ Tickets available at mountvernon.org!
#GeorgeWashington #tour #throughmyeyes #granddaughter #MountVernon
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mount_vernon Hundreds of sailing ships follow George Washington’s specially decorated barge as he reaches New York on this day in 1789. Washington will soon be inaugurated as the first president of the United States. #GeorgeWashington #NewYork #inauguration #president #USA #todayinhistory 1w

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mount_vernon Every year, the George Washington the surveyor exhibit undergoes maintenance to retouch his hair. 🏻🏻 #FlashbackFriday #behindthescenes #hair #GeorgeWashington 1w

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