George Washington Birthplace National Monument is located in the Northern Neck of Virginia. It encompasses 550 acres of the former Popes Creek Plantation, which is the American ancestral home of the Washington Family and where George Washington was born. In addition to a Colonial Revival farm, visitor center, and historic structures, the park also has picnic grounds and a public beach. George Washington's father, grandparents, and great-grandparents are buried in the Washington Family Burial Ground. Numerous recreational activities are available in the park including hiking, fishing, and birding.
Last updated: September 28, 2021