What is the name of George Washington’s estate?
Answer: Mount Vernon was the plantation house of George Washington, first President of the United States and his wife, Martha Dandridge Custis Washington. The estate is situated on the banks of the Potomac River in Fairfax County, Virginia, near Alexandria, across from Prince George’s County, Maryland. The Washington family had owned land in the area since the time of Washington’s great-grandfather in 1674. Mount Vernon was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1960 and is today listed on the National Register of Historic Places.