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George Washington Birthplace National Monument, Colonial Beach

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The George Washington Birthplace National Monument is a national monument in Westmoreland County, Virginia, at the confluence of Popes Creek and the Potomac River. It commemorates the birthplace location of George Washington, a Founding Father and the first President of the United States, who was born here on February 22, 1732. Washington lived at the residence until age three and later returned to live there as a teenager.

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  • Well maintained site. Colonial style gardens with gardeners willing to share information about the plants. Reconstructed home was not open to public. Some farm animals. View of the River. Highlight... 
    Well maintained site. Colonial style gardens with gardeners willing to share information about the plants. Reconstructed home was not open to public. Some farm animals. View of the River. Highlight...  more »
  • This was our second visit to George Washington's Birthplace. This time we didn't tour the home. This is not the real home Washington was born. More than likely he was born in a more humble... 
    This was our second visit to George Washington's Birthplace. This time we didn't tour the home. This is not the real home Washington was born. More than likely he was born in a more humble...  more »

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