Visit fully functioning reconstructions of George Washington's Distillery® and Gristmill, located 2.7 miles from the estate’s main entrance. Watch the mighty gears turning and the stones grinding at our Gristmill, where Washington produced flour and cornmeal. Within our functioning distillery, you can see where we make George Washington's whiskey. In 1799, it was one of the largest whiskey distilleries in America.

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Visit Mount Vernon's working mill and watch the water wheel turn the mighty gears as we grind Washington's grain.

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At George Washington's Mount Vernon distillery, you can visit this working reconstruction where we make his whiskey today.

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5514 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy
Alexandria, VA 22309

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Open today from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

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