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George Washington's Mount Vernon home held a 90-minute walking tour for guests and their dogs, called "All the President's Pups," on Saturday morning.
Washington National Cathedral was the big winner of a three-week online contest to distribute grants for historic preservation.
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.
A power line is down in Virginia's Mt. Vernon blocking the Mount Vernon Memorial Parkway near Route One. This is also causing more than 1,300 power outages.
Mount Vernon welcomes visitors to celebrate George Washington's birthday with one of his favorite treats.
The $47 million National Library for the Study of Mount Vernon, now under construction, will open Sept. 27.
Two men suffered minor injuries and children and staff were evacuated when a crane collapsed on a Mount Vernon school Tuesday.
George Washington's Mount Vernon estate in Virginia is displaying items from the first presidential inauguration ahead of President Barack Obama's swearing-in.