Free Friday: George Washington Birthplace National Monument 


1732 Popes Creek Road Colonial Beach, VA 22443
The United States’ first President was born in Westmoreland County, Virginia in February 22, 1732. He lived there until he was 3 years old.   

Later, he came back as a teenager. The National Park Service preserves George Washington’s Birthplace and visitors may visit for FREE. They may enjoy a tour of the house.   

Those who enjoy walking may roam the grounds.   

 There are exhibits depicting life as it was at George Washington’s time.   

 There is of course, a replica of the Washington Monument. It’s worth a stop when one is in the area.  


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