We drove down the Potomac River and saw the damage from Hurricane Isabel and then we arrived at Mount Vernon, George Washington's house:
Here is what it looked like:
The insides were interesting, especially George Washington's garish color choices.
The house has a very scenic setting:
Everything was labeled and looked like it was still being used:
Here and there were people in costume to help you understand the times:
George Washington was a control freak, he kept track of every detail and understood how everything was done at his farm and house. He was a fascinating man. Touring Mount Vernon and taking in some of the talks and tours offered is well worth your time.
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