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Mount Vernon in wartime

Posted by Kari Bodnarchuk  March 9, 2011 07:00 AM

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Mount Vernon.JPGHistoric Mount Vernon, George Washington’s home in Virginia, launches a new walking tour April 2: ‘‘Mount Vernon in the Civil War.’’ It visits historical locations and offers dramatic wartime stories, including tales about the high-risk efforts of the estate’s earliest caretakers. The one-hour tour runs Saturdays and Sundays at 9:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. through Oct. 30. Rate: $5 per person, in addition to the estate admission fee, which is $15 for adults, $7 for children ages 6-11, and free for 5 and under.

703-780-2000, www.mountvernon.org

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