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Washington was a fan of the theater, and saw Shakespeare’s The Tempest, Julius Caesar, and Hamlet #ShakespeareSunday Happy Bday to the Bard!
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#OTD Washington issues the Proclamation of Neutrality, 1793.
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Happy #EarthDay! When possible, George Washington would try to make fences out of trees that fell naturally to avoid cutting down trees.
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#DidYouKnow that Martha Washington was married once before George Washington? http://bit.ly/2n04AxT
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Washington invented a 16-sided barn where horses would trot over wheat to separate the wheat berry from the stalk: http://bit.ly/2jfThny
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Come experience George Washington's "vine and fig tree." Mount Vernon is open 365 days a year!

Photo by Buddy Secor.
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#TBT Mount Vernon's central passage as it appeared in 1933.
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Congrats and welcome @AmRevMuseum! Check it out in Philadelphia- HUZZAH! https://www.amrevmuseum.org/

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#OTD the first battle of the Revolutionary War occurs at Lexington and Concord, MA, 1775. George Washington was not present at the battle.
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Washington had an 18-acre "paddock for deer." It created the illusion that the deer were roaming wild: http://bit.ly/2pBlog7
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