The mission of the National Park Service at George Washington Birthplace National Monument is to preserve and interpret the history and resources associated with George Washington. The archaeological structures, the commemorative edifices and the cultural landscape are conserved and employed to preserve the memory of George Washington – America’s first and greatest hero whose actions were crucial in the establishment of the United States as an independent nation founded on the principles of liberty.

Fire Management Plans

Public Notice

Draft of Fire Management Plan for George Washington Birthplace NM

Firearms in National Parks

The law governing possession of firearms inside a national park changed on February 22, 2010.

Visitors may possess firearms within a national park unit provided they comply with federal, state, and local laws.

The role of the responsible gun owner is to know and obey the federal, state, and local laws appropriate to the park they are visiting. For more information about Virginia gun laws please visit their website.

Please remember that federal law prohibits firearms in certain park facilities and buildings. These places are marked with signs at public entrances.

National Park Service, A Call to Action: Preparing for a Second Century of Stewardship and Engagement

Superintendent's Compendium- Park Specific Rules and Regulations

George Washington Birthplace Public Assembly Areas

Horses & Pack Animals Circulation

General Management Plan

Administrative History, 1930 - 2000

Planning, Environment and Public Comment

2008 Directors Report

2008 GEWA Accomplishments


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