Where: George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate
3200 Mt Vernon Memorial Hwy Alexandria VA 22309 • (800) 429-1520 • mountvernon.org • Click here for directions.
Details: Mount Vernon invites visitors to explore George Washington’s design for the grounds of his estate, highlighting the first president’s interests and talents as a landscape designer through the exciting new exhibition, Washington’s Landscape at Mount Vernon.Garden & Groves: George Washington
On view in The Donald W. Reynolds Museum & Education Center’s F.M. Kirby Foundation Gallery,Gardens & Groves showcases more than 40 objects combining rarely-seen items from Mount Vernon’s collection with original Washington books and letter loaned from institutions across the country.
The centerpiece of Gardens & Groves is a spectacular 8’x 9’x 11’ model of Mount Vernon’s landscape as Washington last saw it in 1799. Gardens & Groves will be on view through January 2016.
Click here to buy tickets, $5.