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Washington's Tomb, not Birthplace

General Washington, Mrs. Washington and family members have been laid to rest in the tomb, a short... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Abby S
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Zeeland, MI
America's 1st Presidents - grave site

This is a must see on your trip to Mount Vernon, home of George Washington. There is a paved... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
SWhiteJWhite
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Rome, Georgia
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Tours that show visitors what life was like on a working plantation in the 1700s.
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Reviewed 4 days ago

General Washington, Mrs. Washington and family members have been laid to rest in the tomb, a short walk from the mansion. It is quite a simple burial ground for the first president of the United States.

Thank Abby S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must see on your trip to Mount Vernon, home of George Washington. There is a paved downhill path to the grave site with a shuttle pickup to transport visitors back to the Mount Vernon home site.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Mount Vernon was at the top of my list but I did not know that George Washington and his family are all buried on the grounds. It's just a short walk down the hill from mount Vernon, back in the woods, very nice.

Thank kerry19571125
Reviewed July 2, 2018

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

Thank Ken C
Reviewed June 29, 2018 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.

Thank MichelesTravel
Reviewed May 21, 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

Thank bsandrs
Reviewed May 3, 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.

Thank JaneYost
Reviewed April 28, 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
Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

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

Thank ASHLEY s
Reviewed March 12, 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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