George Washington's Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon, the most popular historic estate in America, is open 365 days a year.  On the roughly 500-acre site, visitors can see 20 structures and 50 acres of gardens.  The estate also includes a museum, the tombs of George and Martha Washington, Washington's greenhouse, an outdoor exhibit devoted to American agriculture as practiced by Washington, the nation's most important memorial to the accomplishments of 18th-century slaves, and a collection which features numerous decorative and domestic artifacts.  Mount Vernon welcomes an average of 1,000,000 visitors each year.

Mount Vernon will now be offering a $3.00 discount to any NCHE member with i.d.

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