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Presidential Pathways: #1, George Washington

Born: Feb. 22, 1732, in Westmoreland County, Va.
Died: Dec. 14, 1799 in Mount Vernon, Va.
Burial Place: Mount Vernon in Mount Vernon, Va. (Visited: Sept. 2015)

Burial Place

The Old Vault where George Washington, his wife Martha, and some family members were entombed.

 

Details of the tomb Washington wanted built were specific in his will.

 

Washington family tomb with the American flag and Washington’s flag as General of the Armies.

 

Marker above Washington family tomb.

 

Tombs of First Lady Martha Washington (left) and President George Washington (right)
with a wreath laid during an hourly ceremony.
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