View of the distillery site with the reconstructed gristmill in the background
Photos courtesy Historic Mount Vernon.

Upcoming Events at George Washington's
Gristmill and Distillery Site

Archaeology in action! The distillery site is located at George Washington's Gristmill, 1/2 mile east of the intersection of Routes 1 and 235 in Mount Vernon, Virginia. The restored gristmill is open everyday from 10am to 5pm. Admission - Adults: $4.00; Children: $2.00; Children under 6: FREE. Before you come visit us, you can call 703-799-6314 to find out if archaeologists are working in the lab because of inclement weather.

Want to get dirty? Come volunteer!!
Email archaeology@mountvernon.org
or call (703) 799-6314 to contact Kim,
our helpful volunteer coordinator.


Learn more about Historic Mount Vernon at www.mountvernon.org.

Want to research or read more about George Washington? Visit gwpapers.virginia.edu and lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/GW.

Find out more about the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS) at www.discus.org.

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