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The latest news and information about the Mount Vernon area in Alexandria. 

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Courtesy of Arcadia Farm

An Alexandria non-profit organization helps veterans become farmers. Read more

Food & Dining

New book ranks U.S. presidents

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Kick-off for new book that ranks and measures the success of U.S. presidents is set for April 23 at Mount Vernon. Read more

Lifestyle

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Ford Evening Book Talk: Author Peter Stark will discuss his book 'Young George Washington: How Wilderness and War Forged America's Founding Father.' Read more

Events

Spirit of Mount Vernon

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Sunset dinner, reception and live auction benefits educational programming and preservation at Mount Vernon. Read more

Out and About

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Wheel of Fortune

English teacher Auja Jones won cash and prizes during Wheel of Fortune "Teacher's Week." Watch the video here. Read more

News

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Sarah Jenkins

Tickets are available now for this popular event at George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate. Read more

Events

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City of Alexandria

Learn about Hamilton and his time at local museums and historic sites. Read more

Events

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Courtesy of Mount Vernon Estate

Dominion Power wants to build a gas compressor across the Potomac River. Read more

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From delivery driver to co-owner, Zdravko Solenkov joins Mitko Kostadinov in opening Alexandria's newest Wing Zone. Read more

Restaurants

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Photo by Rachel Hegarty/Rachel E.H. Photography

The Potomac Conservancy analyzed water quality, wildlife and more to determine the overall health of the Potomac River. Read more

News

Mount Vernon's 'Be Washington' exhibit opens

Photo by Mary Ann Barton

Visitors have a chance to put themselves in Washington’s boots and experience first-hand his leadership challenges. Read more

Events

  • Author Susan Swain, co-CEO and president, C-SPAN

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    Author Susan Swain, co-CEO and president, C-SPAN

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    Young Washington book cover

    Author Peter Stark will give a free talk Thursday night at Mount Vernon on his book about 'Young Washington."

  • Author Peter Stark

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    Author Peter Stark

  • Spirit of Mount Vernon

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    Spirit of Mount Vernon

    Event Co-Hosts Susan Neely, President and CEO American Council of Life Insurers and Tom Kuhn, President Edison Electric Institute

  • Spirit of Washington gala and fundraiser

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    Spirit of Washington gala and fundraiser

    Shannon McGahn incoming Senior Vice President for Government Relations, National Association of Home Builders

  • Fireworks over the Potomac

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    Fireworks over the Potomac

    Guests at the Spirit of Washington gala and fundraiser gather to watch fireworks over the Potomac River.