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George Washington Birthplace, Colonial Beach

4.5
#54 of 153 in Historic Sites in Virginia
Monument Historic Site
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4.5
  • Unfortunately, we arrived at the monument about two minutes after closing, so I can't comment on the visitor's center. However, it was very much worth being able to drive around the property and espec...  more »
  • We rode our bicycles all over the park. Everything is very well marked. Not at all crowded, and the park rangers who give the tours are extremely knowledgeable. They continually study history to provi...  more »
  • Great free historic site. The grounds include none of the original structure or buildings, but are done in period. Nice setting on Pope's creek off the Potomac. Took about 1 hour to tour and was a nic...  more »
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  • Love this place. The best beach around. Great place to spend time with family and relaxing. Very beautiful place.
  • Fun place to see when visiting the Northern Neck of Virginia. Free for the family and the tour guides love history and love sharing their knowledge. Very nice place to bring young children.
  • This is a wonderful day trip from Richmond. Because it is a bit "out if the way" it is rarely busy or crowded. It is a fascinating place to me because of not only George Washington's but because if the colonial/settler's history as well.
  • Gorgeous setting. Ranger Scott was a great tour guide! Loved getting to know a little more history about where our first president started his life.
  • We had a great tour guide! Beautiful location!

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