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George Washington's Unique 16 Sided Barn

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At Mount Vernon, we have re-created the same unique wheat treading process that George Washington used during his day as a farmer. Join us as we venture to rural Maryland, gathering wheat at an Amish farm to delving into the process of the 16 sided barn. Come on down and view wheat treading demonstrations every dat at 10:30AM, 11AM, 1PM, 3PM until October. Learn More about the 16 sided barn: http://www.mountvernon.org/digital-encyclopedia/article/16-sided-barn/
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