Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Mt. Vernon Celebrates Washington's Birthday
VOAVideo: Mt. Vernon Celebrates Washington's Birthday
This year, on Feb. 22, marks the 280th birthday of George Washington, the first president of the United States. Visitors from around the country joined in the celebration at Mount Vernon, Washington's mansion outside Washington D.C., where the 18th century met and mingled with the 21st. VOA's June Soh reports.