Admission is free on Feb. 22 for George Washington’s birthday. Admission tickets will be distributed on-site upon arrival.

Denzel Washington

July 1993

Denzel Washington was on-hand at Mount Vernon alongside fellow actor John Lithgow while filming The Pelican Brief, based on the best-selling John Grisham novel.

Actors John Lithgow and Denzel Washington (partially hidden) enact a scene on Mount Vernon's east lawn. (Ken Regan/Warner Brothers)

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