One of the highlights from our spring visit to Washington, D.C. was the one-day side trip to Mount Vernon. There is no way to describe in any adequate manner the feelings I had standing on the front side of the famed home of President George Washington while looking down on the Potomac River. I spent several minutes there in reflection and would have so loved to been able to sit with a cup of coffee and watch the sun lower over the home and water and sensed more fully what Washington would have seen so often. We visited on one of those hot days when the humidity was very high and that suited me just fine so to experience the conditions that often confronted those who lived and worked on this large farm.
There is a most wonderful link to the entire home at Mount Vernon you can experience as a virtual tour. If you want a thrill take a look. But if you want to truly feel the awe plan your trip to this place on the banks of the Potomac. History is calling you.