Nominated for World Heritage

Nominated for World Heritage: "Nominated for World Heritage
Decision on Mount Vernon Estate to be announced in summer of 2010.

By By Chuck Hagee/Gazette
Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Mount Vernon Estate & Gardens was officially nominated Monday, Jan. 12, for the World Heritage List by U.S. Secretary of Interior Dirk Kempthorne during a ceremony on the Estate's Bowling Green with George Washington home in the background."