Agriculture

16-Sided Barn

16-Sided Barn

The 16-Sided barn on Washington's Dogue Run farm was one of the most innovative structures at Mount Vernon

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16-Sided Barn

The 16-Sided barn on Washington's Dogue Run farm was one of the most innovative structures at Mount Vernon

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Agricultural Equipment

George Washington was frequently at the forefront of new and improved farming techniques. From his utilization?

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Arthur Young

Born in Suffolk, England in 1741, Arthur Young was one of the first experts to publish widely on English?

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Dogue Run Farm

Dogue Run Farm, similar to the Union Farm, was assembled over time through numerous purchases of smaller?

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Farm Structure

The Mount Vernon estate totaled nearly 8,000 acres at its completion and was divided into five farms?

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Ferry Farm

Ferry Farm is the setting for much of the existing mythology of George Washington's childhood derived?

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George Washington and Agriculture

George Washington took an early interest in husbandry and agricultural improvement. As early as 1760 he was already in the practice of keeping records of his planting activities.

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George Washington as Farmer

George Washington took an early interest in husbandry and agricultural improvement. As early as 1760 he was already in the practice of keeping records of his planting activities.

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Hippopotomus

The Hippopotomus was a piece of agricultural equipment used to raise mud from a river bed. George Washington?

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Muddy Hole Farm

Muddy Hole Farm was one of the five farms that made up the Mount Vernon estate. Located in the northeast corner of the plantation, running alongside Little Hunting Creek, Muddy Hole is said to have lived up to its name.

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Robert Cary and Company

Like many eighteenth century Virginia tobacco planters, George Washington relied on a merchant house?

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The Vaughan Plan

Samuel Vaughan, an English merchant, philanthropist, liberal, and Unitarian leader, was a confidant of?

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Tobacco

The dried leaves of the tobacco plant became the major cash crop in colonial Virginia after John Rolfe brought the seeds of a South American variety, Nicotiana tabacum, to Virginia in 1612.

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Union Farm

The Union Farm was one of George Washington's primary farms located near Mount Vernon.

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