Experience George Washington's Mount Vernon from a different perspective during a narrated sightseeing excursion on the Potomac River.

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Add to Calendar 10/19/2019 10:30:00 12/31/1969 America/Rio_Branco Free Sightseeing Cruise on the Potomac

Experience George Washington's Mount Vernon from a different perspective during a narrated sightseeing excursion on the Potomac River.

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Climb aboard the Spirit of Mount Vernon or Miss Christin for a 45-minute sightseeing tour. As you travel north on the Potomac, hear stories of the people and animals who have inhabited its shores throughout history, including Native Americans, fish, and bald eagles. Pass by the imposing Fort Washington in Maryland and learn about the river's role in the Civil War. 

George Washington's riverfront estate provided him with spectacular views and a source of income from his fisheries. As you progress up the river, discover its importance to Washington's business ventures and the legacy of the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association to preserve Washington's view. 

Please allow 30 minutes to walk to the Wharf to meet your boat. Tours depart promptly, and late arrivals cannot be accommodated. General admission is required.

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