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Discover Mount Vernon

The George Washington University

Friday, February 22, 2013 from 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM (EST)

Alexandria, VA

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Discover Mount Vernon

sponsored by George Washington's Mount Vernon

 

Friday, February 22, 2013

12:30-4:30 p.m.

shuttles leave from the Foggy Bottom Campus at 12:30 p.m.

and will return around 4:30 p.m.


GW students are invited to tour the historic estate and witness a wreath-laying ceremony on the 281st birthday of the university’s namesake

George Washington, Commander-in-Chief of American forces in the Revolutionary War and the first President of the United States, called Mount Vernon home for more than 40 years. Today, this iconic home is the most visited in America. Situated along the Potomac River just 16 miles south of Washington, D.C., guests to Mount Vernon can visit the Mansion, more than a dozen original structures, Washington’s Tomb, and nearly 50 acres of his extensive plantation. The estate also includes a working blacksmith shop and farm, the Ford Orientation Center, and the Donald W. Reynolds Museum and Education Center with 25 galleries and theaters.


Free transportation and admission included.  Event capacity is limited.


 

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George Washington's Mount Vernon

Alexandria, VA

Friday, February 22, 2013 from 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM (EST)


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