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River Farm

Virginia Historic Site

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Once part of George Washington's estate, River Farm is now the home of the American Horticultural Society, a non-profit organization for gardeners. Its 25 acres are open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday throughout the year, except holidays. Admission is free to individuals and small groups. Groups of 20 or more should arrange their visits in advance. A nominal fee is charged for large groups. River Farm is the setting for test and demonstration gardens, a wildflower meadow, dwarf fruit tree orchard, and beautiful perennial borders. Washington planted rye, wheat, and corn at River Farm where his personal secretary, Tobias Lear, lived.

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American Horticultural Society
7931 East Boulevard Drive
Alexandria VA 22121