Best 4th Of July Parties In Washington DCWashington, D.C. is the place to come for the ultimate host of Independence Day celebrations, from concerts, fireworks, programs and several special events. Here are just a few of the many spectacular, star-spangled parties taking place around town this July Fourth.
Mount Vernon Once Again Offering George Washington's BrandyMount Vernon is once again offering bottles of peach brandy made and distilled just as it would have been in the first president's time.
FedEx Truck Hits 6-Year-Old Boy in Fairfax County A 6-year-old northern Virginia boy is in critical condition after being hit by a FedEx truck.
D.C. Area Takes Part in Presidents' Day CelebrationsGeorge Washington's home is getting ready for the Presidents' Day holiday.
Guide to a Three-Day Weekend in Old Town AlexandriaAlexandria is a charming colonial city on the border of DC with more than enough options for mini vacations and much-needed getaways that aren’t too far from home.
National Cathedral Wins Preservation Funds ContestWashington National Cathedral and George Washington's Mount Vernon estate have both won $100,000 grants among 24 sites around the nation's capital competing for historic preservation funds.
Mount Vernon to Sell Whiskey Using Washington's Original RecipeRye whiskey using George Washington's own recipe will soon go on sale at the first president's Mount Vernon estate in Virginia.
Washington's Constitution to Tour US LibrariesGeorge Washington's personal copy of the Constitution is going on tour to visit presidential libraries across the country.
Washington's Mount Vernon Home Free For Presidents DayGeorge Washington's former home in Virginia is free to visitors on his birthday.
Items From George Washington's Inauguration On View at Mount Vernon eorge Washington's Mount Vernon estate in Virginia is displaying items from the first presidential inauguration ahead of President Barack Obama's swearing-in.
Last Weekend to See Pardoned Turkeys at Mount VernonIt's the last weekend to see the turkeys President Barack Obama pardoned before Thanksgiving.
Getaway Guide: Weekend Road Trip to Mt. VernonSpend a weekend learning more about the first president and have some fun while you're at it with a weekend road trip to Mount Vernon.

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