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Mount Vernon President's Day celebrations

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On this President's Day, there’s a birthday bash for the first commander-in-chief. On Monday, thousands are celebrating George Washington at his home at Mount Vernon.

There’s a series of events to celebrate the man who held many titles, including Commander-of-the-Continental Army and President of the Constitutional Convention.

On Monday morning, military representatives laid a wreath at his tomb.

Visitors also have the chance to tour the mansion and take part in a revolutionary war re-enactment.

The president's party at Mount Vernon continues until 4 p.m.

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