The National Park Service turns 100 on August 25, 2016. As we lead up to the centennial, we invite you to participate in Find Your Park Experiences to learn, discover, be inspired, or simply have fun in national parks. Find Your Park Experiences offer unique opportunities to explore national parks both in person and online. Check out the experiences in this park or search all experiences to identify an opportunity that matches your interests. You can also share your national park story at FindYourPark.com.
A Call to Action remains the foundation for our 2016 centennial preparations. It is the National Park Service's blueprint for the future, outlining the innovative work we want to accomplish. George Washington Birthplace National Monument is a big part of this effort. Take a look at what we're doing and get involved!
Come on a geocaching adventure to remember and commemorate the history and travels of Captain John Smith! Read more
A VIP today, possible future National Park Service employee tomorrow? Read more
Congress established George Washington Birthplace National Monument, in part, to preserve a working 18th century Virginia Tidewater plantation. However..... Read more
On Saturday, August 17th, demonstrations and static displays by the Rappahannock Tribe served to remind us that people inhabited the Virginia Tidewater area long before Europeans arrived. Read more
Visitors can now experience blacksmithing, weaving, and open-hearth cooking even when volunteers and staff are not present to actually perform these activities. How you may ask? Read more
In agreement with Caledon State Park (VA) and the Chesapeake Bay Office, the park had the opportunity to host 10 YCC girls and 3 leaders. Their main direction of work here at George Washington Birthplace was to work on the shoreline erosion and vista clearing around the Visitor Center and part of the historic area trail. Read more