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The Tomb of George Washington


@mountvernon @BobbleheadGeorge Join us for an in depth look at the final resting place of George and Martha Washington.
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0:04 - Introduction
0:26 - The New Tomb as stipulated in Washington's final will
0:37 - The old vault at Mount Vernon
0:53 - The interior of the New Tomb
1:06 - Tomb Guards at Mount Vernon
1:33 - Neutral ground for Union and Confederate soldiers in the Civil War
2:06 - Famous dignitaries who have visited the New Tomb*
2:44 - Thank you for joining us at the final resting place of George & Martha Washington

*In 1824, when the Marquis de Lafayette visited Mount Vernon, he paid his respects at the Old Vault. At that point, Washington's remains had not yet been moved to the New Tomb.

*Still images in this video came from
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