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Birthplace National Monument

Mount Vernon, VA
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A little bit of walking takes you to George Washington's burial place & when compared to many... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ken C
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Melbourne, Australia
Family Sightseeing

Worth visit while on the property. Walking path is gravel suggest wearing tennis shoes. There are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MichelesTravel
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West Melbourne, Florida
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Tours that show visitors what life was like on a working plantation in the 1700s.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“resting place” (3 reviews)
“his wife” (3 reviews)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A little bit of walking takes you to George Washington's burial place & when compared to many others it's unpretenious & a rather humble place for the tomb of America' s first president. I liked it for exactly that reason & makes me feel that...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worth visit while on the property. Walking path is gravel suggest wearing tennis shoes. There are drinking fountains and benches along path. Probably not the best sight on a hot day.

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Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

A fairly short downhill walk from the entrance to Mount Vernon is the building which is the final resting place for George Washington, his wife Martha and about 25 family members. Not unexpectedly, it is very well maintained as a National Monument. Also check out...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2018

What a top shelf experience visiting this wonderful national treasure, which includes Washington's tomb. Wear comfortable shoes as there's some walking to the far reaches of the estate, but there's also a shuttle.

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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Seeing the resting place of our first president was a great honor. Employee gave great information and answered questions. The grounds are so beautiful.

Thank Melissa B
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Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Very quaint area. Gorgeous trees surrounding the tomb with helpful staff. Great place to take pictures and soak up the history.

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

Mount Vernon was not the birthplace of George Washington, but it is his final resting place. It amazing to see the plantation that he worked to hard to make self-sustaining. Most people know of his military and political legacies, but he overcame a lot of...More

Thank Stacy W
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

This obviously is not the birthplace, but yet the final resting place of General George Washington one of our founding fathers, his wife and about 30 other family members. A must see.

Thank Amy R
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

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

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

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
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