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The Adventures of Gumby and George

By Karen Price / Photography Intern Unless you are one of the few who believes that Gumby aided George Washington and the Revolution (fictitious video), you may be wondering what the General and our rubber friend have in common. Quite … Continue reading

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Without Any Order or Regularity

By Esther White / Director of Archaeology I was talking to a group of teachers last week and got the normal response about Washington’s midden being so close to his Mansion.  “Did they cover the trash in some way?” “No.”  … Continue reading

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Mount Vernon’s Midden

Welcome to our blog! This blog and the underlying website Mount Vernon’s Midden are part of a larger project being undertaken by the archaeologists at Historic Mount Vernon in Virginia.  Mount Vernon was the home of George Washington from 1754 … Continue reading

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