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Washington's Distillery

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Washington's Distillery

Washington's Distillery

Washington's Distillery

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Visitors touring the Mt. Vernon home of George Washington may be surprised to discover that the nation's first president had a distillery built on the property that produced a profitable amount of whiskey. NPR's Brian Naylor reports that archeologists are now at Mt. Vernon restoring Washington's distillery.