One of the most iconic 18th-century homes in America.
Once a vibrant plantation in the 18th century, George Washington's Mount Vernon estate is now one of the nation’s most visited historic sites.
Explore an interactive map of the entire Mount Vernon grounds, including the historic area and modern facilities.
Due to preservation work at the Tomb, the sarcophagi of George and Martha Washington are not currently on view.
George Washington died in his bedchamber at Mount Vernon on December 14, 1799. His last will outlined his desire to be buried at home at Mount Vernon.
A new brick tomb was constructed after his death to replace the original yet quickly deteriorating family burial vault.
Read about famous visitors to George Washington's Historic Mount Vernon, such as First Lady Melania Trump, James Comey, and the Honourable Sonia Sotomayor.