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Fun Fact #2

Located just off Historic Route 1 is Ferry Farm, Virginia, the boyhood home of George Washington. Ferry Farm inspired the fable about George cutting down his father's cherry tree and is the spot where George threw a stone (or was it a silver dollar?) across the Rappahannock River.

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Historic Route 1 will help you pay tribute to America's democracy and, in the process, experience an impressive list of free and fascinating attractions.

  • National Mall Washington DC

    14th Street, Washington, DC, 20045
    Phone: (202) 426-6841

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