Photo Gallery

  • metal gate opening to loose gravel path surrounded by brick fence

    Virtual Tour

    Take a virtual tour of the park through this photo gallery.

  • Birthplace Monument

    Birthplace Monument

    Built to commemorate the birthplace of George Washington, this monument was erected in 1896 by the U.S. War Department.

  • The Washington Family Burial Ground

    The Washington Family Burial Ground

    Multiple generations of the Washington family are buried here, including George Washington's father, grandparents and great-grandparents.

  • Potomac River at Sunset

    The Waterways

    The waterways surrounding George Washington Birthplace National Monument were important to Native Americans and Europeans alike.

  • Heritage Breed Livestock- Ossabaw Hogs

    Farm Animals

    The hogs, sheep, and cattle in the park are heritage breeds, similar to the breeds that would have been familiar to the Washingtons.

  • The Log House

    The Log House

    The Log House was originally designed to offer refreshment and overnight accommodations to park visitors.

  • Birdhouse in center of the colonial garden

    Colonial Revival Garden

    Planned and created during the Colonial Revival period in 1930, the garden today is maintained by the Northern Neck Master Gardeners.

  • Exterior image of the shop with one door and two windows and a wreath between the two

    Spinning and Weaving Shop

    The Spinning and Weaving Shop is used to demonstrate eighteenth century crafts.

  • Museum Collection

    Museum Collection

    The park museum collection contains artifacts from Native Americans, Europeans, and enslaved African Americans.

  • Agricultural and Livestock Coordinator laying wreath


    Special events are offered throughout the year at George Washington Birthplace National Monument.

Last updated: September 8, 2021

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