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George Washington's Mount Vernon

George Washington's Mount Vernon

 

If you have not visited Mount Vernon since your school trip when you were too young to really appreciate the history of the area, you will be pleased to see that much has changed.  Plan to spend much of the day for your family visit.  We like to go there in the morning, beginning in the Ford Orientation Center and first tour the Mansion and the many other historic building.  When the flowers are in season, everyone should allocate time to spend in the beautiful gardens. 

They have a Food Court but we prefer to have lunch at the Mount Vernon Inn.  After lunch, it is time to enjoy the biggest new facility at Mount Vernon, the outstanding Donald W. Reynolds Museum and Education Center.  To complete the day, you may wish to visit the Distillery and Gristmill which is 2.7 miles from the estate. 

Click on this link for more information on visiting Mount Vernon

 

Mansion, Mount Vernon IMG_8603

Mansion, Mount Vernon IMG_8614

George Washington Bronze, Mount Vernon IMG_8601

Gardens, Mount Vernon IMG_8611

Sheep, Mount Vernon IMG_8615

Flowers, Mount Vernon, Gardens IMG_8609

Flowers, Mount Vernon, Gardens IMG_8600

Spring Blossoms, Mount Vernon IMG_8596

Photographs by Roy Kelley using a Canon PowerShot G11 camera.

Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs

Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs

Roy Kelley and Associates

 

Roy Kelley, Associate Broker

Realty Group Referrals (Retired from RE/MAX Realty Group)

6 Montgomery Village Ave., Suite 200

Gaithersburg, MD 20879

Main Office:  301-258-7757 (You will not reach me at this number)

Send an email message if you need my phone numbers. I will be happy to recommend a real estate professional if you are moving to the area.

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