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Fishing at George Washington's Farm

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Did you know one of George Washington's main sources of income at Mount Vernon was fishing? The Potomac River was filled with a fish called Shad, which Washington would catch and sell. #AskMountVernon Learn More about fishing at Mount Vernon: https://www.mountvernon.org/the-estate-gardens/historic-trades/fisheries/fishing-operations/
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