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Estate once part of Washington's Mount Vernon for sale

TTR Sotheby's International Realty is seeking buyers for a 16.5-acre waterfront site in Fairfax County that once was part of George Washington's sprawling Mount Vernon estate.

Thursday - 06/20/2013, 05:08pm EDT

Tags: Mount Vernon, Sotheby, West-Group Management

Washington's wartime 'oval office' getting remade

The future first president stayed in the field with his troops through the Revolutionary War, living and working in the tent that was the nation's first "oval office" of sorts. And a reproduction tent will be on tour ahead of the planned Museum of the American Revolution opening.

Sunday - 03/31/2013, 03:20pm EDT

Tags: Mount Vernon, Oval Office, Colonial Williamsburg, history

Ferry Farm celebrates Washington's 281st birthday

On Monday, the country will celebrate George Washington's birthday. However, the boyhood home of Washington celebrated a bit early with a party on Saturday at Ferry Farm in Stafford County.

Sunday - 02/17/2013, 10:33am EST

Tags: kathy stewart, Presidents Day, Ferry Farm

Reddic's 24 lift VCU past George Washington 84-57

Juvonte Reddic scored 24 points and Virginia Commonwealth blitzed George Washington with an 18-6 run to close the first half, then never let the Colonials closer than 12 in a 84-57 victory Saturday night.

Saturday - 02/16/2013, 11:00pm EST

Tags: VCU, NCAA basketball

Washington's 'presidential library' taking shape

The $47 million National Library for the Study of Mount Vernon, now under construction, will open Sept. 27.

Friday - 02/15/2013, 01:44pm EST

Tags: presidential library, Mark Warner, Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon buys 1796 George Washington painting

Saturday - 02/09/2013, 01:40pm EST

Tags: Mount Vernon, painting

George Washington hangs on to beat UMass 79-76

Joe McDonald scored 16 points and handed out 10 assists as George Washington edged Massachusetts 79-76 Saturday after losing all but one point of a 16-point second-half lead.

Sunday - 01/20/2013, 12:33am EST

Tags: NCAA basketball,

Items from 1st inaugural on view at Mount Vernon

George Washington's Mount Vernon estate in Virginia is displaying items from the first presidential inauguration ahead of President Barack Obama's swearing-in.

Thursday - 01/10/2013, 07:09am EST

Tags: Mount Vernon, inauguration,

Book that shaped GW's presidency returns home

The 106-page book was once owned by the first U.S. president and includes his personal copy of the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights.

Saturday - 06/23/2012, 07:11am EDT

Tags: Mount Vernon, Mount Vernon Ladies Association

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