• In Bloom at the Birthplace

    George Washington Birthplace

    National Monument Virginia


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As the popular saying reads, "take only pictures, leave only footprints" also applies to the park here. Not only do heritage crops grow in the fields but so do a myriad of other plants, grasses, and trees. Please stay on designated paths but feel free to snap away with your camera!

Follow the links below to access some informational sheets to help you with identification and general knowledge of what is growing around you when you come for your visit!

Poison Ivy

Common Native Plans

Scientific Classification

Did You Know?

fancy calligraphy signature of John Washington on greyish wine bottle

George Washington Birthplace National Monument includes the site of the second farm of George Washington’s great-grandfather John Washington who immigrated to America in 1656. More...