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Obama: Rangers, make life difficult for visitors during shutdown

President Barack Obama has told park rangers to make life difficult for visitors during shutdown of the American government, according to a major United States newspaper. The same newspaper reported the rangers are upset by the situation.

Photo Essay: Summer excavations of Mount Vernon's kitchen ongoing Special

Mount Vernon - An archaeology dig at Mount Vernon has been taking place throughout the summer outside the property's kitchen. The team's objective is to try to learn more about the earlier layout of the property and also see what other artifacts can be found.

Photo Essay: Bees, butterflies & flying critters at Mount Vernon Special

Mount Vernon - Mount Vernon is a popular destination in Northern Virginia. In addition to touring the mansion itself, the property is interesting to explore and photograph. Not only are the views overlooking the Potomac River stunning, but there is much wildlife to see.

Photo Essay: Christmas at George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate Special

Mount Vernon - Over the past several weeks things have gotten festive at Mount Vernon, George Washington's Estate, Museum & Gardens. The historic property is decorated for Christmas as visitors experience a taste of 18th century holiday celebrating.

Photo Essay: School project gingerbread display at Mount Vernon Special

Mount Vernon - 'Tis the season where communities are displaying all sorts of festive cheer. One Virginia-based elementary after-school club built several wonderful gingerbread houses which are currently on display at the Mount Vernon Estate's Education Center.

Photo essay: Mount Vernon Fair recreates 18th century marketplace Special

Mount Vernon - Over the weekend the annual Colonial Market & Fair was held at the Mount Vernon estate in Northern Virginia. Mount Vernon is the home of U.S. first president George Washington.

Mount Vernon to recreate 18th century market & fair next weekend Special

Mount Vernon - Mount Vernon is readying to hold its annual Colonial Market & Fair at the majestic home of George and Martha Washington. The event will take place next weekend.

Summer travel: The historic grand homes of Northern Virginia Special

The Washington, D.C. area is full of early American history. While the U.S. is a young country, its beginning history is still highly preserved in many locations.

Mount Vernon: A glimpse inside the life of George Washington Special

Mount Vernon - Mount Vernon is the stately home of Gen. George Washington located in Northern Virginia, just 16 miles south of Washington D.C.
 

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A variety of handmade soaps could be purchased at this tent. The pretty scents were noticeable sever...
A variety of handmade soaps could be purchased at this tent. The pretty scents were noticeable several 'storefronts' away.
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Image taken of model that depicts the formal dining room at Mount Vernon.
Image taken of model that depicts the formal dining room at Mount Vernon.
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A closer look at the dig currently going on at Mount Vernon. Here are some tools being used in the m...
A closer look at the dig currently going on at Mount Vernon. Here are some tools being used in the meticulous process of excavation and sorting.
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Several beautiful butterflies can be found in the various gardens at Mount Vernon throughout much of...
Several beautiful butterflies can be found in the various gardens at Mount Vernon throughout much of the year. While exploring the large garden near the mansion, I spotted several (what I believe to be) Swallowtail butterflies during this summer visit.
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Entrance to Mount Vernon s Colonial Market and Fair 2012
Entrance to Mount Vernon's Colonial Market and Fair 2012
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A gingerbread house created by students at the Fort Belvoir Elementary School.
A gingerbread house created by students at the Fort Belvoir Elementary School.
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A staff member directs visitors in the lobby of Mount Vernon s visitor entrance.
A staff member directs visitors in the lobby of Mount Vernon's visitor entrance.
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Mount Vernon has several festive Christmas trees throughout the property s buildings.
Mount Vernon has several festive Christmas trees throughout the property's buildings.
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18th century medicine man explains the wonder of his miracle potions
18th century medicine man explains the wonder of his miracle potions
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Aladdin is a very social camel. Here he is approaching visitors.
Aladdin is a very social camel. Here he is approaching visitors.
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View of the Potomac from the Mount Vernon estate on a warm winter s day
View of the Potomac from the Mount Vernon estate on a warm winter's day
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One of the events at Mount Vernon this year is chocolate making in the 1700s. Here demonstrators sho...
One of the events at Mount Vernon this year is chocolate making in the 1700s. Here demonstrators show visitors how this treat was made in Martha Washington's time.
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Christmas trees located in the lobby of the visitor s entrance. The trees throughout the property ar...
Christmas trees located in the lobby of the visitor's entrance. The trees throughout the property are decorated with 18th century items, ideas or images representative of this earlier time.
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A portion of the area currently being excavated outside the kitchen at Mount Vernon. The current str...
A portion of the area currently being excavated outside the kitchen at Mount Vernon. The current structure was built in 1775. Historians know that earlier outbuildings existed prior to this "modern" kitchen being built and are seeking to find out more information about an earlier era.
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What did George Washington s Mount Vernon look like before the Revolutionary War? Archeologists and ...
What did George Washington's Mount Vernon look like before the Revolutionary War? Archeologists and historians hope to find out. This image illustrates the ongoing archeology dig going on at Mount Vernon in summer 2013.
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Recently  it was discovered that the house was not white during George Washington s time in the home...
Recently, it was discovered that the house was not white during George Washington's time in the home as had been shown for a long while, but beige. This past year the house has been redone to portray historical accuracy. In this photo, visitors wait for their tour of the mansion on Christmas Eve.
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Revolutionary era militia reenactment at Mount Vernon
Revolutionary era militia reenactment at Mount Vernon
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Christmas trees located in the lobby of the Museum/Educational Center. Here a statue of Gen. George ...
Christmas trees located in the lobby of the Museum/Educational Center. Here a statue of Gen. George Washington stands between two trees.
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Outside of Washington s (reconstructed) treading mill
Outside of Washington's (reconstructed) treading mill
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