Washington’s Mount Vernon Home Free For Presidents Day

WASHINGTON — George Washington’s former home in Virginia is free to visitors on his birthday.

Monday’s Presidents Day holiday marks what would have been Washington’s 281st birthday. Tickets to visit his Mount Vernon home are normally $17 for adults and $8 for children ages 6 to 11.

Visitors to the home on Monday will get to see costumed characters from Washington’s time, listen to patriotic music and watch military performances.

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