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24-MAR-2018

Mount Vernon from Piscataway National Park

We took a drive to Piscataway National Park, located on the Maryland side of the Potomac River, where we saw several ospreys and a couple of other birds, including bald eagles, cormorants and a cardinal.

This is a view from the park of Mount Vernon, the home of George Washington, first president of the United States. Iíve been on that lawn several times, but have never seen the plantation from this point of view.

Touchdown, posted earlier


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ZoltŠn Balogh02-Apr-2018 07:40
Wonderful composition Helen. V
Julie Oldfield28-Mar-2018 00:20
Really gorgeous! I bet it looks spectacular in the fall. V
globalgadabout27-Mar-2018 16:36
the original George W had a good sense of location...your vantage point puts the place into perspective..
Jim Coffman27-Mar-2018 14:13
What a great view of this iconic place!!
Fong Lam27-Mar-2018 13:32
Such a magnificent home and so well captured....V
John Hamers27-Mar-2018 11:39
Beautiful house and a great view of it from the river. V!
joseantonio27-Mar-2018 07:57
a very nice point for this beautiful view.V.
victorswan27-Mar-2018 07:45
Great view of the beautiful hius on the other side of the river, and the trees give a special effect to this image well done BV
Charlene Ambrose27-Mar-2018 05:47
A beautiful view of it. I'd love to see it someday. V
William Barletta27-Mar-2018 04:40
A fine, modest home by the river ~V~