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Gristmill at Mount Vernon
Mount Vernon Photos

Gristmill at Mount Vernon

Photo © Mount Vernon Ladies' Association
George Washington distilled corn and rye whiskey and operated a water-powered gristmill near Mount Vernon, where he ground flour and cornmeal. A reconstruction of George Washington's whiskey distillery and gristmill is open to the public and features guided tours led by historic interpreters.

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