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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 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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A winter s view of the Potomac River behind the main house at Mount Vernon. This view is much like t...
A winter's view of the Potomac River behind the main house at Mount Vernon. This view is much like the one George Washington would have seen in the late 18th century. Across the river, the land is intentionally undeveloped.
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Mount Vernon  photo taken from the west side
Mount Vernon, photo taken from the west side
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As part of the day s entertainment was the traditional  Punch & Judy  puppet show which has roots da...
As part of the day's entertainment was the traditional "Punch & Judy" puppet show which has roots dating back hundreds of years.
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Mount Vernon  the home of George and Martha Washington
Mount Vernon, the home of George and Martha Washington
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Outside of Washington s (reconstructed) treading mill
Outside of Washington's (reconstructed) treading mill
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This display sat in the Museum and Educational Center s lobby during Christmas 2012
This display sat in the Museum and Educational Center's lobby during Christmas 2012
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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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Members of the First Virginia Regiment speak to visitors at Mount Vernon at the annual Colonial Mark...
Members of the First Virginia Regiment speak to visitors at Mount Vernon at the annual Colonial Market and Fair
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While trying to chase down a larger hopping critter with my lens  it burrowed itself in the grass. T...
While trying to chase down a larger hopping critter with my lens, it burrowed itself in the grass. This critter, however, was less camera shy.
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Decorations on a tree at Mount Vernon during the 2012 holiday season.
Decorations on a tree at Mount Vernon during the 2012 holiday season.
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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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Otto the Swordswallower in a 2006 performance at Mount Vernon s annual fair
Otto the Swordswallower in a 2006 performance at Mount Vernon's annual fair
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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 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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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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Revolutionary era militia reenactment at Mount Vernon
Revolutionary era militia reenactment at Mount Vernon
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18th century chocolate was not necessarily the flavor you d typically find today. In the 1700 hundre...
18th century chocolate was not necessarily the flavor you'd typically find today. In the 1700 hundreds it might have been flavored with cinnamon or even hot peppers.
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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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This image was actually taken outside of the gates near one of the flower pots at Mount Vernon s gif...
This image was actually taken outside of the gates near one of the flower pots at Mount Vernon's gift shop entrance. I was able to finish the afternoon with a final shot of a flying critter, I'd never seen close up before.
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