Potomac River Beach and Washington Family Burial Ground Closed
The road leading to the Potomac River Beach and Washington Family Burial Ground is closed completely as are those two sites because of tree removal following the storms that hit the park last Thursday. Thank you for your understanding.
Walking in Washington's Footsteps
In the heart of the Northern Neck of Virginia stands a tribute to America’s founding father, George Washington. Although only here a short time, the ideas that Washington learned here, helped shape the man he would become and forever alter the destiny of the United States of America.
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Living History Volunteer Opportunites
George Washington Birthplace National Monument volunteers give valuable assistance to all facets of park operations.Read More
Visit the Commemorative Area
The Memorial House and Colonial Kitchen were constructed in 1931 to evoke the home in which George Washington was born.Read More
Did You Know?
Except for a trip to Barbados as a youth, George Washington never left what eventually became the United States of America