Tuesday, July 14, 2009
But Where's George?
Mount Vernon is known, by nearly every American, as the home of our first president and Founding Father, George Washington. But this fact may be the very reason Mount Vernon faces a challenge being accepted as a World Heritage site. As quoted from the Washington Post, "a group advising the U.S. government on getting American sites onto the prestigious list initially rejected Mount Vernon because of the George factor." To learn just what this challenge means for Mount Vernon and how it may overcome it, continue reading: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/07/03/AR2009070301570.html